Isherwood framing

noun Naval Architecture.
  1. a system for framing steel vessels in which light, closely spaced, longitudinal frames are connected by heavy, widely spaced transverse frames with deep webs.

Origin of Isherwood framing

named after B. F. Isherwood (1822–1915), American engineer
Also called Isherwood system, longitudinal framing.
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