A piece of timber laid horizontally, or nearly so, to which the planks of the floor, or the laths or furring strips of a ceiling, are nailed; -- called, according to its position or use, binding joist, bridging joist, ceiling joist, trimming joist, etc. See Illust. of Double-framed floor, under Double, a.
A secondary horizontal structural member, usually supported by a beam at each end, and itself supporting a floor, ceiling, or roof.
A usually horizontal, structural member used as a floor, decking, ceiling or roof framing member.
any of the small timbers, metal or wood beams arranged parallel from wall to wall to support a floor, ceiling, or roof of a building.
Usually a wooden 2 by 6, 2 by 8, 2 by 10, or 2 by 12, with the 2-inch dimension resting on a sill or ledger, toenailed into place, supporting a floor or deck.
A solid wooden member used to support the floor decking. The size and number of joists depend on the loading capacity requirements for the specified unit.
One of parallel timbers stretched from wall to wall, to support the floor-boards. Laid flat earlier, from the later 17th century laid on edge. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 412)
The beam supporting a floor; horizontal timbers in a building, laid parallel to each other with their upper edges rebated to receive the boards of a floor. The underside either forms the ceiling of the room below or has ceiling lathe nailed to it.
A parallel beam of wood, metal or concrete used to support floors and ceiling rafters.
Horizontal boards that support a floor or ceiling.
Spans of lumber that make the substructure of the floor the decking is fastened to
A structural, load-carrying building member with an open web system that supports floors and roofs utilizing wood or specific steels and is designed as a simple span member.
A (timber) beam supporting floorboards or ceiling. Usually arranged at max. 600m centres.
A horizontal structural member of a floor or ceiling
The horizontal member of the deck, that the decking is nailed to, which extends perpendicular to the house
Horizontal framing member that support a floor and/or ceiling. Home Improvement Encyclopedia
A frame member that spans between two beams
A horizontally placed timber or beam set on edge to give support to a floor or ceiling.
See Floor Joist or Ceiling Joist.
In a flat roof, a horizontal structural member over which sheathing is nailed.(empty)
Beams, with fixed design properties, arranged parallel to each other from one bearing to the next, used to support floor or ceiling loads.
A parallel chord truss with the least chord dimension in the vertical plane.
Wall-to-wall timber beams to support floor boards.
Horizontal framing members that support decking.
beam used to support floors or roofs
a horizontal member that sits on top of walls and supports floors or roofing
Any of the wood, steel, or concrete beams set parallel from wall to wall or across or abutting girders to support a floor or ceiling.
Horizontal framing member set from wall to wall to support the floor or ceiling.
A small rectangular sectional member arranged parallel from wall to wall in a building, or resting on beams or girders. They support a floor or the laths or furring strips of a ceiling.
horizontal member supporting a floor of a frame structure
Support for floor and ceiling
The structural members which support the floor and ceiling loads.
In deck construction, 2" x 6" lumber attached to beams and ledgers that serves as a base for the deck planking.
Minor beam supporting a surface (e.g. floor, or ceiling), at regular intervals, supported on bearers.
A piece of lumber two to four inches thick and six inches wide, used horizontally as a support for a ceiling or floor. Also, such a support made from steel, aluminum, or other material.
A timber beam that supports part of the door and its load. (Plate I. and Plate IL, Fig. 13.)
Structural members that are laid from foundation wall to foundation wall across the beam. Joists support the floor and are usually spaced every 16 or 24 inches.
One of a series of parallel beams, usually two inches in thickness, used to support floor and ceiling loads, and supported in turn by larger beams, girders, or bearing walls.
horizontal support beam for floor or ceiling.
A beam supporting a floor or ceiling.
Parallel framing member installed horizontally to support floor and ceiling loads.
One of a series of parallel beams used to support floor or ceiling loads in a house.
One of a series of horizontal wood members used to support a floor, ceiling or roof.
One of a group of light, closely spaced beams used to support a floor deck or flat roof.
Any of the small timbers or metal beams arranged parallel from wall to wall in a structure to support a floor or ceiling.
A horizontal roof or floor framing member.
The horizontal framing members of the floor or ceiling system of a house.
Load-bearing structural member, horizontally oriented, underlying a floor or ceiling. The plural is neither joistes nor joisteses, it is joists.
Horizontal structural timber used in flat roof, ceiling and floor construction. Occasionally also metal.
Horizontal planks, usually 2x6 or 2x8 in size, that create a load-bearing frame for the floor and ceilings. Joists are normally laid across the shortest house dimension. Joist spans that are more than 16 feet in length normally use girders for additional support.
a.) A small timber to which the boards of a floor or the laths of a ceiling are nailed. Joists rest on the walls or on girders. b.) One of a series of parallel beams used to support floor or ceiling loads and supported in turn by larger beams, girders or bearing walls.
A series of rectangular sections, usually wooden, used to support floor and ceiling loads.
A wooden or metal beam used to support a structure such as a floor, ceiling or wall.
one of a number of horizontal timbers supporting a floor or carrying a ceiling.
A horizontal framing member intended to support the floor or ceiling of a structure.
Horizontal framing members that support the floors.
The structural members or beams that hold up the flooring or ceiling, usually 2x10s or 2x12s spaced 15 inches apart.
A secondary structural member used repetitively to support floors or ceilings, usually spanning between beams or walls.
One of a series of parallel timber beams used to support floor and ceiling loads, and supported in turn by larger beams, girders, or bearing walls; the widest dimension is vertically oriented.
Wooden, steel, or reinforced concrete beam placed to support a floor or ceiling in a structure.[Fire Cause Determination, IFSTA 1986] -...
one of a series of parallel timber or metal beams installed from wall to wall in a house to support the floor or ceiling.
A floor or ceiling support member supported by foundation walls, piers or beams. Subflooring is connected to floor joists.
A beam of light weight that serves to support a roof or floor.
is one of a series of parallel beams, usually 2 inches in thickness, used to support floor and ceiling loads.
One of a series of parallel members used to support the floor. Part of the framing that provides the structure for a floor.
smaller horizontal timbers parallel to each other to complete the floor frame
A length of timber or steel supporting part of a structure of a building, typically arranged in parallel series to support a floor or ceiling.
Members extending across the crate or box underneath the top which serve to support and transfer vertical stacking loads to the side panels. Joist also serve to prevent crushing or buckling of top panels when slings or grab hooks are to lift the box.
Beam for supporting the floor or roof.
A heavy piece of horizontal lumber for support of flooring or ceilings.
A beam that typically supports the floor. Typically a 2"x10".
A timber stretched from wall-to-wall to support floorboards.
A member used to support floors or ceilings and their loads, set parallel to a number of matching joists.
A beam that supports a floor
Wooden 2 X 8's, 10's, or 12's that run parallel to one another and support a floor or ceiling, and supported in turn by larger beams, girders, or bearing walls.
One of a series of parallel framing members used to support floor and ceiling loads, and supported in turn by other beams, girders, or bearing walls.
Horizontal, parallel beams directly supporting the boards of a floor or the laths of a ceiling.
Part of the framing that provides the structure for a floor. In most homes, floor joists are made of 2-by-8s or larger lumber set on edge and spaced 16 inches apart, from center to center.
One of a series of parallel boards or planks used to form a floor or ceiling onto which the floor or ceiling surface is attached.
A supporting member used in building construction to support a floor or ceiling.
Parallel beams of wood, metal, or concrete that support a floor, roof, or ceiling.
The space between the adjacent surfaces of two members or components joined and held together by nails, glue, cement, mortar, or other means
A joist, in architecture and engineering, is one of the horizontal supporting members that run from wall to wall, wall to beam or beam to beam, to support a ceiling, roof (or floor). It may be made of wood, steel or concrete. Typically a beam is bigger than a joist and thus is distinguished from a joist.