Beams and Columns

Deflection and stress, moment of inertia, section modulus and technical information of beams and columns

Aluminum Channels

Dimensions and static parameters of Aluminum Channels

Aluminum I-Beams

Dimensions and static properties of aluminum I-beams - Imperial units

American Standard Beams - S Beam

American Standard Beams ASTM A6 - Imperial units

American Standard Steel Channels

Dimensions and static parameters of American Standard Steel Channels

American Wide Flange Beams

American Wide Flange Beams ASTM A6 in metric units

American Wide Flange Beams - W Beam

Dimensions of American Wide Flange Beams ASTM A6 - Imperial units

Area Moment of Inertia

Area Moment of Inertia, Moment of Inertia of an Area or Second Moment of Area

Area Moment of Inertia - Converter

Convert between Area Moment of Inertia units

Beam Loads - Support Force Calculator

Calculate beam load and supporting forces

British Universal Columns and Beams

Properties of British Universal Steel Columns and Beams

Cantilever Beams

Maximum reaction force, deflection and moment - single and uniform loads

Density, Specific Weight and Specific Gravity

An introduction to density, specific weight and specific gravity - formulas with examples

Euler's Column Formula

Buckling of columns

Floor Joists - Capacities

Carrying capacities of domestic timber floor joists - Grade C - in metric units

Floors - Live Loads

Floors and minimum uniformly distributed live loads


Force - Newton's third law and acceleration

Glue-Laminated Timber - Dimensions

Typical sizes of glue-laminated timber

HE-A Steel Beams

Properties of HE-A profiled steel beams

HE-B Steel Beams

Properties of HE-B profiled steel beams

HE-M Steel Beams

Properties of HE-M profile steel beams

Horizontal Roof Rafters - Maximum Span

Douglas Fir in horizontal roof rafters and maximum span

Maximum Duct and Pipe Size through Steel Joists

K series joists and maximum size of ducts and pipes

Maximum Floor Joist Span

No. 1 and No. 2 Grade of Douglas fir and maximum span floor joists - imperial units

Moment of Section - Unit Converter

Convert between Moment of Section (Inertia) units

Normal Flange I Beams

Properties of normal flange I profile steel beams

Section Modulus - Unit Converting

Convert between Section Modulus units

Softwood and Hardwood - Structural Strength Classes

Strength classes, bending stress and mean density of hardwood and softwood

Square Hollow Structural Sections - HSS

Weight, cross sectional area, moments of inertia - Imperial units

Steel Angles

Dimensions and static parameters of steel angles with equal legs - metric units

Steel Angles

Dimensions and static parameters of steel angles with equal legs - imperial units

Steel Angles with Unequal Legs

Dimensions and static parameters of steel angles with unequal legs - imperial units

Steel Angles with Unequal Legs

Dimensions and static parameters of steel angles with unequal legs - metric units

Steel Pipe Columns - Allowable Loads

Allowable concentric loads for steel pipe columns

Stress and Deflections in Beams

Beams and shafts - deflection and stress calculators

Structural Lumber - Properties

Properties of structural lumber

Timber - Mechanical Properties

Density, fibre stress, modulus of elasticity and more

Timber - Section Sizes

Basic size, area, moments of inertia and section modulus for timber - metric units

W Steel Beams - Allowable Uniform Loads

Allowable uniform loads

Weight of Beam - Stress and Strain

Stress and deformation of a vertical beam due to it's own weight

Wood Beams - Strength of Material

Bending and compression strength of wood species used in beams

Wood Columns - Safe Loads

Safe loads for wood columns

Wood Header - Supported Weight

The weight that can be supported by a double or triple wood header

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