# Steel Angles - Unequal Legs

Properties in imperial units of steel angles with unequal legs are indicated below.

Size(in x in) | Dimensions | Static Parameters | |||||||
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Moment of Inertia | Section Modulus | ||||||||

Depth h (in) | With w (in) | Thickness s (in) | Sectional Area(in^{2}) | Weight(lb_{f}/ft) | I_{x }(in^{4}) | I_{y}_{ }(in^{4}) | W_{x}_{ }(in^{3}) | W_{y}_{ }(in^{3}) | |

4 x 3 1/2 | 4 | 3 1/2 | 5/8 | 4.3 | 14.7 | 6.37 | 4.52 | 2.35 | 1.84 |

4 | 3 1/2 | 1/2 | 3.5 | 11.9 | 5.32 | 3.79 | 1.94 | 1.52 | |

4 | 3 1/2 | 7/16 | 3.1 | 10.6 | 4.76 | 3.40 | 1.72 | 1.35 | |

4 | 3 1/2 | 3/8 | 2.7 | 9.1 | 4.18 | 2.95 | 1.49 | 1.17 | |

4 | 3 1/2 | 5/16 | 2.3 | 7.7 | 3.56 | 2.55 | 1.26 | 0.99 | |

4 | 3 1/2 | 1/4 | 1.8 | 6.2 | 2.91 | 2.09 | 1.03 | 0.81 | |

4 x 3 | 4 | 3 | 5/8 | 4.0 | 13.6 | 6.03 | 2.87 | 2.30 | 1.35 |

4 | 3 | 1/2 | 3.3 | 11.1 | 5.05 | 2.42 | 1.89 | 1.12 | |

4 | 3 | 7/16 | 2.9 | 9.8 | 4.52 | 2.18 | 1.68 | 0.99 | |

4 | 3 | 3/8 | 2.5 | 8.5 | 3.96 | 1.92 | 1.46 | 0.87 | |

4 | 3 | 5/16 | 2.1 | 7.2 | 3.38 | 1.65 | 1.23 | 0.73 | |

4 | 3 | 1/4 | 1.7 | 5.8 | 2.77 | 1.36 | 1.00 | 0.60 | |

3 1/2 x 3 | 3 1/2 | 3 | 1/2 | 3.0 | 10.2 | 3.45 | 2.33 | 1.45 | 1.10 |

3 1/2 | 3 | 7/16 | 2.7 | 9.1 | 3.10 | 2.09 | 1.29 | 0.98 | |

3 1/2 | 3 | 3/8 | 2.3 | 7.9 | 2.72 | 1.85 | 1.13 | 0.85 | |

3 1/2 | 3 | 5/16 | 1.9 | 6.6 | 2.33 | 1.58 | 0.95 | 0.72 | |

3 1/2 | 3 | 1/4 | 1.6 | 5.4 | 1.91 | 1.30 | 0.78 | 0.59 | |

3 1/2 x 2 1/2 | 3 1/2 | 2 1/2 | 1/2 | 2.8 | 9.4 | 3.24 | 1.36 | 1.41 | 0.76 |

3 1/2 | 2 1/2 | 7/16 | 2.4 | 8.3 | 2.91 | 1.23 | 1.26 | 0.68 | |

3 1/2 | 2 1/2 | 3/8 | 2.1 | 7.2 | 2.56 | 1.09 | 1.09 | 0.59 | |

3 1/2 | 2 1/2 | 5/16 | 1.8 | 6.1 | 2.19 | 0.94 | 0.93 | 0.50 | |

3 1/2 | 2 1/2 | 1/4 | 1.4 | 4.9 | 1.80 | 0.78 | 0.76 | 0.41 | |

3 x 2 1/2 | 3 | 2 1/2 | 1/2 | 2.5 | 8.5 | 2.08 | 1.30 | 1.04 | 0.74 |

3 | 2 1/2 | 7/16 | 2.2 | 7.6 | 1.88 | 1.18 | 0.93 | 0.66 | |

3 | 2 1/2 | 3/8 | 1.9 | 6.6 | 1.66 | 1.04 | 0.81 | 0.58 | |

3 | 2 1/2 | 5/16 | 1.6 | 5.6 | 1.42 | 0.90 | 0.69 | 0.49 | |

3 | 2 1/2 | 1/4 | 1.3 | 4.5 | 1.17 | 0.75 | 0.56 | 0.40 | |

3 | 2 1/2 | 3/16 | 1.0 | 3.4 | 0.91 | 0.58 | 0.43 | 0.31 | |

3 x 2 | 3 | 2 | 1/2 | 2.3 | 7.7 | 1.92 | 0.67 | 1.00 | 0.47 |

3 | 2 | 7/16 | 2.0 | 6.8 | 1.73 | 0.61 | 0.89 | 0.42 | |

3 | 2 | 3/8 | 1.7 | 5.9 | 1.53 | 0.54 | 0.78 | 0.37 | |

3 | 2 | 5/16 | 1.5 | 5.0 | 1.32 | 0.74 | 0.66 | 0.32 | |

3 | 2 | 1/4 | 1.2 | 4.1 | 1.09 | 0.39 | 0.54 | 0.26 | |

3 | 2 | 3/16 | 0.9 | 3.1 | 0.84 | 0.31 | 0.42 | 0.20 | |

2 1/2 x 2 | 2 1/2 | 2 | 3/8 | 1.6 | 5.3 | 0.91 | 0.51 | 0.55 | 0.36 |

2 1/2 | 2 | 5/16 | 1.3 | 4.5 | 0.79 | 0.45 | 0.47 | 0.31 | |

2 1/2 | 2 | 1/4 | 1.1 | 3.6 | 0.65 | 0.37 | 0.38 | 0.25 | |

2 1/2 | 2 | 3/16 | 0.8 | 2.8 | 0.51 | 0.29 | 0.29 | 0.20 |

*1 cm*^{4}= 10^{-8}m = 10^{4}mm*1 in*^{4}= 4.16x10^{5}mm^{4}= 41.6 cm^{4}*1 cm*^{3}= 10^{-6}m^{3}= 10^{3}mm^{3}

The standard method for specifying an angle is L 2 1/2 x 2 x 1/4 - indicating an angle *2 1/2 inches* deep and *2 inches *wide - and 1/4 inches thick.

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