American Standard Steel Channels

Dimensions and static parameters of American Standard Steel Channels

american standard steel channel

Properties  in imperial units of American Steel Channels are indicated below.

Designation Dimensions Static Parameters
Moment of Inertia Section Modulus
Imperial
(in x lb/ft)
Depth
h
(in)
Width
w
(in)
Web Thickness
s
(in)
Sectional Area
(in2)
Weight
(lb/ft)
Ix
(in4)
Iy
(in4)
Wx
(in3)
Wy
(in3)
C 15 x 50 15 3.716 0.716 14.7 50 404 11.0 53.8 3.78
C 15 x 40 15 3.520 0.520 11.8 40 349 9.23 46.5 3.37
C 15 x 33.9 15 3.400 0.400 9.96 33.9 315 8.13 42.0 3.11
                   
C 12 x 30 12 3.170 0.510 8.82 30 162 5.14 27.0 2.06
C 12 x 25 12 3.047 0.387 7.35 25 144 4.47 24.1 1.88
C 12 x 20.7 12 2.942 0.282 6.09 20.7 129 3.88 21.5 1.73
                   
C 10 x 30 10 3.033 0.673 8.82 30 103 3.94 20.7 1.65
C 10 x 25 10 2.886 0.526 7.35 25 91.2 3.36 18.2 1.48
C 10 x 20 10 2.739 0.379 5.88 20 78.9 2.81 15.8 1.32
C 10 x 15.3 10 2.600 0.240 4.49 15.3 67.4 2.28 13.5 1.16
                   
C 9 x 20 9 2.648 0.448 5.88 20 60.9 2.42 13.5 1.17
C 9 x 15 9 2.485 0.285 4.41 15 51.0 1.93 11.3 1.01
C 9 x 13.4 9 2.433 0.233 3.94 13.4 47.9 1.76 10.6 0.96
                   
C 8 x 18.75 8 2.527 0.487 5.51 18.75 44.0 1.98 11.0 1.01
C 8 x 13.75 8 2.343 0.303 4.04 13.75 36.1 1.53 9.03 0.85
C 8 x 11.5 8 2.260 0.220 3.38 11.5 32.6 1.32 8.14 0.78
                   
C 7 x 14.75 7 2.299 0.419 4.33 14.75 27.2 1.38 7.78 0.78
C 7 x 12.25 7 2.194 0.314 3.60 12.25 24.2 1.17 6.93 0.70
C 7 x 9.8 7 2.090 0.210 2.87 9.8 21.3 0.97 6.08 0.63
                   
C 6 x 13 6 2.157 0.437 3.83 13 17.4 1.05 5.80 0.64
C 6 x 10.5 6 2.034 0.314 3.09 10.5 15.2 0.87 5.06 0.56
C 6 x 8.2 6 1.920 0.200 2.40 8.2 13.1 0.69 4.38 0.49
                   
C 5 x 9 5 1.885 0.325 2.64 9 8.90 0.63 3.56 0.45
C 5 x 6.7 5 1.750 0.190 1.97 6.7 7.49 0.48 3.00 0.38
                   
C 4 x 7.25 4 1.721 0.321 2.13 7.25 4.59 0.43 2.29 0.34
C 4 x 5.4 4 1.584 0.184 1.59 5.4 3.85 0.32 1.93 0.28
                   
C 3 x 6 3 1.596 0.356 1.76 6 2.07 0.31 1.38 0.27
C 3 x 5 3 1.498 0.258 1.47 5 1.85 0.25 1.24 0.23
C 3 x 4.1 3 1.410 0.170 1.21 4.1 1.66 0.20 1.10 0.20
  • 1 cm4 = 10-8 m = 104 mm
  • 1 in4 = 4.16x105 mm4 = 41.6 cm4
  • 1 cm3 = 10-6 m = 103 mm

The standard method for specifying the dimensions of a American Standard Steel Channels is like C 5 x 9. which is a beam 5 inches deep with a weight 9 lb/ft.

I-shaped cross-section beams:

  • Britain : Universal Beams (UB) and Universal Columns (UC)
  • Europe : IPE. HE. HL. HD and other sections
  • US : Wide Flange (WF) and H sections

Related Topics

  • Beams and Columns - Deflection and stress, moment of inertia, section modulus and technical information of beams and columns

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