Civil Engineering ⇒ Topic : Beam
|A structural member acted upon by a system
of external forces at right angle to its axis is called
The beams may be classified :-
1. Cantilever : A beam whose one end is fixed and other end being free is called cantilever.
2. Simply supported beam : A beam whose both the ends are resting on supports,which may be walls or columns is called freely supported beam.
3. Encastre beam : A beam whose ends are built in into the walls is called encastre or built in beam.
4. Continuous beam : A beam which is continuous over intermediate supports is called continuous beam.
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