1 definition by CrackerJack87

Top Definition

A structural element composed entirely of concrete and steel reinforcing whose effective length (k*L) is less than or equal to its depth (from tensile reinforcing to extreme compressive fiber).

Other forms:

Concrete Babies
Concrete Babe
Concrete Babyhood
Concrete Babylike
Concrete Babyishness
Concrete Babyishly


Chode Column
Fat Stack
Fatty Beam
Beam Cholumn
Fatty Beam Cholumn
Engineer 1: I've analyzed all failure modes of the concrete baby, it seems that overall buckling controls.

Engineer 2: Oh you vacuous neophyte! Concrete babies NEVER buckle! OOOWWWWWWW!
by CrackerJack87 April 23, 2008

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