Is the I-beam still favored by structural engineers?
Where do you get your questions???
Do you close your eyes, flip open an Encyclopedia, and point?
Yes, because the G-beam is too expensive to produce. :uhh:
Oh come on, you missed a beautiful retort.
The I-beam is not "still" preferred, it is "only recently" preferred. The I-beam is actually an evolution from an earlier form, the H-beam.
Every kid learned in school that H came before I.
I thought that the I-beam was just a circumcised H-beam.
Finally someone says it!
Wow, all my life I though the I-beam was a infelicitous l-beam.
The I-beam is self-assured; it would have to be, balancing over 100 stories above the street!
the old school of thought was the I beam.
in the modern era of community spirit, world cooperation and non competition amongst individuals
it is now either the WE-beam, or the US-beam
there is no I in team (only AT ME)
I try not to use I-beams too much. They annoy other drivers.
and as the thread slowly drifts away, we have to say,
punny, very punny
You have to have known the flightless one for a few years to understand why this is happening...
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