Origin of I-beam
Examples from the Web for i-beam
I like how Macchi makes an I-beam do the one thing it is absolutely meant not to do: bend.
Wyman collapsed into the bay of the I-beam as if he'd been kicked in the stomach.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
The other end of the crane in this case is supported by an I-beam on a row of iron columns.Electric Transmission of Water Power|Alton D. Adams
With two of them straddling the I-beam, the leverage was great enough to pull the plate out.
I-beam was not loaded to its full capacity, its deflection caused an outward flexure of 3/4 in.Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design|Edward Godfrey
Again the I-beam and handling machine were brought into play, and the plate was unloaded from the car.