Why beam breadth smaller than depth

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Why beam breadth smaller than depth..

Answer / shalender kumar

beam width smaller than depth because load bears more in vertically position as compare to flat as example of simple scale when we give the load it bends but when we give load on inverted scale it has no effect..

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Why beam breadth smaller than depth..

Answer / b.rajendhar

section modulus increase with depth

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Why beam breadth smaller than depth..

Answer / pankaj kumar gorai

A beam is a horizontal member in a structure. So, Greater the Depth more will it take the load as MI of the section increases with depth.

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Why beam breadth smaller than depth..

Answer / aung pai

Normally, beam width is smaller than beam depth.Because beam width is connect to slab,that why slab can support any load together with beam width.

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