Civil Engineering ⇒ Topic : Structural Members
|Various types of structural members are used
in frame structures. They are :|
1. Beam : The member which is subjected to bending is called beam. Beams are usually placed in horizontal position and are loaded with vertical loads.
2. Tie : The member which is subjected to only axial tension is called tie.
Strut The member which is subjected to only axial compression is called a strut.
3. Truss : The group of ties and struts so designed and connected that these form a structure which acts as a large beam is called a truss.
4. Rigid frame : The structure which moment resisting joints is called a rigid frame.
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