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How to Build Support Beams

A beam is a structural element that is capable of withstanding load primarily by resisting bending timber, metal, stone, or combinations of wood and metals. The loads carried by a beam are transferred to columns, walls, or girders, which then transfer the force to adjacent structural compression members. Although there are certain criteria that need to be met for support beams in relation to the load that is […]

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