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## Bearing stiffener in a plate girder is used to |

A. | Transfer the load from the top flange to the bottomone |

B. | Prevent buckling of web |

C. | Decrease the effective depth of web |

D. | Prevent excessive deflection |

Answer» B. Prevent buckling of web |

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Design of Steel Structures

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