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William G. Godden Collection: GoddenA67

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  • Title: Castellated beams, U.N. Building
  • Creator(s): Godden, William G.
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  • Location: Switzerland/EUROPE/Geneva/Western Europe
  • Structure: United Nations Building

Description: Castellated beams, new United Nations Building. Design controlled by bending stresses and flexural stiffness. As shear is small, web can be discontinuous. Beams made by cutting I-beams and inserting web-spacer plates. Reverse situation in GoddenA69, a deep beam controlled by shear. (Geneva, Switzerland)

See also:
Beams of various sections

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