flitch beam

noun Carpentry.
a beam composed of planks bolted together side by side and often reinforced with a plate of iron or steel.
Also called flitch girder, sandwich beam, sandwich girder.

1880–85 Unabridged

sandwich beam

Also called sandwich girder.

1885–90 Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
sandwich beam
a composite beam in which a viscoelastic layer is sandwiched between two elastic layers

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