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Beams and Columns

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

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 C Channels

Dimensions and static parameters of American Standard Steel C Channels

American Wide Flange Beams

American Wide Flange Beams ASTM A6 in metric units.

Area Moment of Inertia - Typical Cross Sections I

Typical cross sections and their Area Moment of Inertia.

Area Moment of Inertia - Typical Cross Sections II

Area Moment of Inertia, Moment of Inertia for an Area or Second Moment of Area for typical cross section profiles.

Area Moment of Inertia Converter

Convert between Area Moment of Inertia units.

Beam Loads - Support Force Calculator

Calculate beam load and supporting forces.

Beams - Fixed at Both Ends - Continuous and Point Loads

Stress, deflections and supporting loads.

Beams - Fixed at One End and Supported at the Other - Continuous and Point Loads

Supporting loads, moments and deflections.

Beams - Supported at Both Ends - Continuous and Point Loads

Supporting loads, stress and deflections.

Beams Natural Vibration Frequency

Estimate structures natural vibration frequency.

British Universal Columns and Beams

Properties of British Universal Steel Columns and Beams.

Cantilever Beams - Moments and Deflections

Maximum reaction forces, deflections and moments - single and uniform loads.

Continuous Beams - Moment and Reaction Support Forces

Moments and reaction support forces with distributed or point loads.

Density vs. Specific Weight and Specific Gravity

An introduction to density, specific weight and specific gravity.

Ducts or Pipes through Steel Joists - Maximum Sizes

Maximum sizes of ducts or pipes through K series joists.

Euler's Column Formula

Calculate buckling of columns.

Floor Joist Capacities

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

Floors - Live Loads

Floors and minimum uniformly distributed live loads.

Force

Newton's third law - force vs. mass and acceleration.

Glue-Laminated Timber - Dimensions

Common sizing 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 Spans

Douglas Fir in horizontal roof rafters and maximum spans.

Machine Stress Rated (MSR) and Machine Evaluated (MEL) Lumber

Grading of lumber in North America

Maximum Floor Joist Span

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

Normal Flange I-Beams

Properties of normal flange I profile steel beams.

Radius of Gyration in Structural Engineering

Radius of gyration describes the distribution of cross sectional area in columns around their centroidal axis.

Section Modulus - Unit Converter

Convert between Elastic 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 - Equal Legs

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

Steel Angles - Equal Legs

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

Steel Angles - Unequal Legs

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

Steel Angles - 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.

Structural Lumber - Section Sizes

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

Structural Lumber - Properties

Properties of structural lumber.

Three-Hinged Arches - Continuous and Point Loads

Support reactions and bending moments.

Trusses

Common types of trusses.

W Steel Beams - Allowable Uniform Loads

Allowable uniform loads.

W-Beams - American Wide Flange Beams

Dimensions of American Wide Flange Beams ASTM A6 (or W-Beams) - Imperial units.

Weight of Beams - Stress and Strain

Stress and deformation of vertical beams due to 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 Headers - Max. Supported Weight

Weight supported by a double or triple wood headers.

Wood, Panel and Structural Timber Products - Mechanical Properties

Density, fibre stress, compressive strength and modulus of elasticity of clear wood, panel and structural timber products.

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