Architectural/Structural Steel Drawings, Continued
Figure 4-9 shows the profile of a wide-flange beam.
Figure 4-9.The profile of a wide-flanged
CHANNELS: Channels, another structural support also defined by nominal
depth and weight per foot, are principally used in locations where you need a
single flat face without outstanding flanges on a side. A cross section of a
channel is similar in shape to the squared letter C.
Figure 4-10 shows the profile of a channel.
Figure 4-10.The profile of a channel.
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