Suhail F.

asked • 06/18/21

Calculate load for an I beam used as a column

Hello. I am trying to calculate how much load can an I beam bear if used as a column. it is a steel beam W 5x16

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Suhail F.

sorry I just realized when I copy pasted not all the information was copied. it is a steel Astm A36. yes only compressive strength is to be considered. Thank you
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06/18/21

Suhail F.

the length is 5" and the depth is 5"
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06/18/21

Roger N.

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I still need the column length in feet, those dimensions are for the column crosssection
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06/18/21

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