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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If we assume that the relative displacement along the x axis for the two points of outer surface of located at a distance l from one another for a continuous beam at y = H/2 is:
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.
They can be modified to provide a continuous beam, but the pulsating beam is so quick and easy to pick up I can't see any reason to switch.
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.
Once installed, I was able to operate the flashlight and laser both with a continuous beam in quick flashes using the pressure switch.
The laser's continuous beam is too faint to be seen in daylight, so a sensor in the laser detector will chirp when it detects the beam.

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