continuous beam

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con·tin·u·ous beam

in dentistry, a beam that continues over three or more supports, those supports not at the beam ends being equally free supports.

con·tin·u·ous beam

(kŏn-tinyū-ŭs bēm)
In dentistry, beam that continues over three or more supports, those supports not at the beam ends being equally free supports.
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The planned bridge type is tensioned on both bridges concrete continuous beam bridge.
The first version of GRAITEC Advance PowerPack will introducenew tools for faster modelling, such as continuous beam and folded plate extender, and new capability such as the castellated beam and cellular beam sections, all combined with more intelligent and automated templates, all seamlessly integrated into a new user-friendly ribbon, the GRAITEC Advance PowerPack complements the use of Autodesk Advance Steel and enhances the user experience and project design workflow.
The advantage of the fixed, continuous beam is that it allows the detection of slower moving objects, such as an individual crawling on the ground or swimming in moderate waves.
They can be used for remote welding, brazing, and for cutting metals where quality and continuous beam power are required.
Press once for continuous beam, twice for pulsing beam (easier to spot in moderate to bright light), and a third time to turn off.
3]He, a 1/v absorption gas, each axial region captures neutrons of a different energy range, providing an energy-sensitive detection scheme especially useful at continuous beam sources.
The possibility of positive moments at the interior supports is counterintuitive for most engineers, since most types of loading commonly applied to continuous beam structures typically are gravity-induced and create negative moments at interior supports.
Michigan State University's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), located on its East Lansing, MI, campus, currently operates two cyclotrons: the K500--the first superconducting cyclotron--and the K1200--presently the world's highest energy continuous beam accelerator.
Replacement construction Viaduct Geigerhaid, longitudinally: Girder bridge than 6-span prestressed concrete - continuous beam, cross-section: T-beams with 2 strips each part building, span: 29.
Ketterle and his colleagues are already planning several improvements to their primitive atom laser, including getting more atoms into the emitted pulses and going from pulses to a continuous beam.
Superior image quality is achieved through Famio's smart technologies, including the Digital Continuous Beam Former and Tissue Harmonic Imaging.

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