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What is the difference between girder and beam?Explain with an example?

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The main difference betweengirder and a beam is the size of the component. In general, workers in theconstruction industry refer to large beams as girders. ... If itis the chief horizontal support in a structure, it isgirder, not a beam. If it is one of the smaller structural supports, it isbeam.

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