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William G. Godden Collection: GoddenA69

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  • Title: Brunswick Building, Chicago
  • Creator(s): Godden, William G.
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  • Location: NORTH AMERICA/Chicago/United States/Illinois
  • Structure: Brunswick Building

Description: Brunswick Building. Note the deep concrete beams at the top of the ground columns. These 168-ft beams, supported on four columns and loaded by closely spaced fascia columns above, are 2 floors deep. Shear stresses and failure mechanisms were studied on a small concrete model. (Chicago, Illinois)

See also:
Beams of various sections

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