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William G. Godden Collection:
Castellated beams, U.N. Building
Godden, William G.
United Nations Building
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)
Beams of various sections
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