restrained beam

re·strained beam

in dentistry, a beam that has two or more supports, at least one of which permits some freedom of rotation to the point of support but not as much as if the support were a free support.
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re·strain·ed beam

(rĕ-strānd bēm)
In dentistry, beam with two or more supports, at least one of which permits some freedom of rotation to point of support but not as much as if it were a free support.
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study a fifth-order nonlinear problem that describes the strongly nonlinear vibration of an elastically restrained beam with a lumped mass.
In other respects, shear capacity for restrained beam was determined by using of various sets of design criteria and proved that EC3 designs require smaller size of beam compare to BS 5950 to sustain the loading.
The results of these experimental tests confirmed that the restrained beam generate huge axial compressive force in the beam when it is subjected to elevated temperature [2, 3].
According to the structural schemes, two calculation models of an additionally restrained beam column have to be used.
Wei, "The study on free vibration of elastically restrained beams carrying various types of attachments with arbitrary spatial distributions," Shock and Vibration, vol.