What Are Castellated Beams?

Answer It's easier to conceptualize castellated beams when you consider the word "castellated," which references the notches or battlements in castle towers. Castellated beams are I-beams or girders with ... Read More »

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How to Run the High Beams & Low Beams at the Same Time on a 1997 GMC Yukon?

The headlights are an important safety component of the 1997 GMC Yukon. The low beams illuminate the road without blinding oncoming drivers and the high beams allow for more light when the roads ar... Read More »

Are glulam beams stronger than regular wood beams?

On One Hand: Consistency is QualityGlulam beams are stronger than regular wood beams because the members composing the glulam are of higher quality than the whole of a regular wood beam; there are ... Read More »

Classification of Beams?

A beam is a horizontal linear component that resists vertical loads along its length. The loading forces result from the gravitational pull of the earth and act in a perpendicular direction to the... Read More »

Who invented laser beams?

According to "A Century of Nature: Twenty-One Discoveries that Changed Science and the World," the first working laser was created in 1960 by Dr. Theodore Maiman at Hughes Research Labs in Malibu, ... Read More »