A structure built up by various components and those all are designed to stabilize the structure. A building can stand without beam but cannot stand without a column.
You may interest to know about Types of Load.
Now, we are going to discuss the difference between beam and column.
What is Beam?
A horizontal member of the structure is called “Beam”.
What is Column?
A vertical member of the structure is called “Column”.
The column and beam both are transferring the stress to the foundation but there is a difference between beam and column by the way of the load transfer.
Difference Between Beam and Column
You may interest to read Different types of column.
A Glance of Lintel
A lintel is a horizontal member which is rest on the door or window opening to support the portion of the structure above it.
Besides, the function of a lintel is the same as a beam, it transfers the structure load to its supports.
There are different types of lintel used in construction but now almost RCC lintels are widely using in building construction.