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BS 4 : Part 1 : 1980
UDC 669.143: 8.29-423-122-4
(Reprinted, incorporating Amendment Nos. 1 to 5)

Structural steel sections


Part 1. Specification for hot-rolled sections

Profils en acier de construction


Partie 1. Spcification des profils lamins chaud

Profile aus Baustahl


Teil 1. Spezifikation fr warmgewaltze Profile

British Standards Institution


BS 4 : Part 1 : 1980

British Standard

Structural steel sections


Pan 1. Specification for hot-rolled sections

1. Scope 3.3 Actual mass. The actual mass per metre run of the
designated serial sizes of universal beams, columns and
This British Standard specifier the dimensions, tolerances
bearing piles can be calculated from the sectional areas
and certain properties of the following hot-rolled
given in tables 5 to 7.
structural steel sections.
3.4 Derived properties. The derived properties in
Universal beams
tables 5 to 12 are conversions from the imperial values
Universal columns and are provided for information. Direct calculation of
Universal bearing piles derived properties from the nominal dimensions may
Joists with taper flanges give slightly different results.
Structural tees cut from universal beams 3.5 Density of steel. The mass of steel is calculated on
the basis that steel has a density of 7850 kg/m.
Structural tees cut from universal columns
Rolled tees
Channels 4. Mass and length tolerances for all sections
4.1 Mass. Tolerances shall be applied to the actual mass
2. Designation per unit length of the section.
A section is designated by the serial size (nominal size) The rolling tolerances shall be either:
in millimetres and the mass per unit length in kilograms (a) 2% % of the actual mass per unit length; or
per metre. (b) +5 % of the actual mass per unit length where a
This form of designation shall be used in any enquiry minimum mass per unit length is required.
and order.
4.2 Length. Sections ordered as specified or as exact
Examples lengths shall be supplied as follows.
(a) A beam of 920.5 mm 420.5 mm at 388 kg/m (a) 'Specified' lengths. When a section is to be cut to a
shall be designated 914 419 388 beam. specified length, it shall be cut to within 25 mm of
(b) A rolled tee of 50.8 mm 50.8 mm at 6.92 kg/m that length. When a minimum length is specified.
shall be designated 51 51 6.92 rolled tee. it shall be cut to within +50, -0 mm of that minimum
length.
3. Basis of calculation lb) 'Exact' length When a section is to be cut to an
3.1 Designated dimensions. The designated dimensions exact length, it shall be cold sawn to within 3.2 mm
given in tables 5 to 12 have been convened from the of that length.
imperial values using 25.4 mm = 1 in.
3.2 Designated mass. The designated masses per metre
run for universal beams, columns and bearing piles given
in tables 5 to 7 have been converted from the imperial
masses per metre run and rounded to whole numbers.

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Contents
Page Page
Foreword Inside front cover 1(b). Tolerances on flange width for universal
Cooperating organizations Back cover beams. columns and bearing piles 2
1(c). Tolerances on thickness for web and flange
Specification of universal beams. columns and bearing piles 2
1. Scope 1 2. Tolerances on out-of-squareness of flanges
2. Designation 1 for universal beams. columns and bearing
3. Basis of calculation 1 piles 3
4. Mass and length tolerances for all sections 1 3. Tolerances on straightness of universal
5. Dimensional rolling tolerances for universal beams. columns and bearing piles 3
beams. columns and bearing piles 2 4. Tolerances on specified depth of joists
6. Dimensional rolling tolerances for and channels 3
joists and channels 3 5. Universal beams 4
7. Dimensions of hot-rolled structural steel sections 3 6. Universal columns 7
7. Universal bearing piles 9
Appendix 8. Joists with taper flanges 10
A. Text deleted 9. Structural tees cut from universal beams 11
10. Structural tees cut from universal columns 14
11. Rolled tees 15
Tables 12. Channels 16
1. Tolerances on dimensions and cross section Figure
for universal beams. columns and bearing 2
piles 1. Key to tables 1 and 2 2
1 (a). Tolerances on depth and web off-centre for
universal beams, columns and bearing piles 2

Foreword
This fifth revision of this British Standard has been This new edition of BS 4 : Part 1 updates the
prepared under the direction of the Iron and Steel standardization of such sections taking into account the
Standards Committee, and is based mainly on Progress in publishing the above Parts of BS 4848,
BS 4 : Part 1 : 1972. certain deletions in production ranges and minor
In recent years international agreements have resulted in modifications to flange shape in universal beams.
certain types of structural steel sections being produced In the latter respect it should be noted that all universal
in metric ranges instead of the former imperial ranges. beams have been produced with parallel flanges since
Such metric sections have been standardized in BS 4848. January 1978, with properties as shown in this standard
the following Parts of which have so far been published: Properties of universal beams with tapered flanges
produced prior to January 1978 were included in
Part 2. Structural hollow sections BS 4 : Part 1 : 1972.
Part 4. Equal and unequal angles
The opportunity has also been taken to correct minor
Part 5. Bulb flats. errors in the data published in the 1972 edition.
Pending international agreement and subsequent
consideration by the British Standards Institution.
all other types of section are still being produced on
an imperial dimensional basis although designated in
equivalent metric terms.
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5. Dimensional rolling tolerances for universal Table 1 (b). Tolerances on flange width for
beams, columns and bearing piles universal beams, columns and bearing piles
5.1 Cross section. The variations from the specified
dimensions and the correct cross section shall not Serial size width Tolerances on
exceed those shown in figure 1 and tables 1 and 2. flange width B
5.2 Straightness. The variations from straightness shall
not exceed those given in table 3. mm mm
5.3 Thickness. The variations from the nominal thickness Up to and including 130 +3
of web and flanges shall nor exceed the tolerances given -2
in table 1 (c). Greater than 130 up to and
including 210 3
For sections 457 152.406 140. 305 102 and
254 102. the tolerances on flange thickness in table 1 (c) Greater than 210 up to and
shall apply only when the flange width B is greater than including 325 4
or equal to the designated width. Where the flange width Greater than 325 6
is less than the designated width, the flange thickness T -5
shall not be reduced by more than 10 % of the nominal
flange thickness.

Table 1. Tolerances on dimensions and cross section Table 1 (c). Tolerances on thickness for web and
for universal beams, columns and bearing piles flange of universal beams, columns and
bearing piles
Table 1 (a). Tolerances on depth and off-centre
of web for universal beams, columns and Thickness Toelrances
bearing piles
Web t Flange T

Serial size depth Toelrances on Tolerances on cross section mm mm mm


depth D Up to but excluding 10 0.7 1.0
Off-centre Maximum
of web e, depth at any 10 up to but excluding 20 1.0 1.5
max. cross 20 up to but excluding 30 1.3 2.0
section C
30 up to but excluding 40 1.7 2.5
40 up to but excluding 50 2.2 3.0
mm mm mm mm
50 and over - 4.0
Up to and
Including 305 3 3.0 D + 5.0
Greater
than 305 3 5.0 D + 6.5

Figure 1. Key to tables 1 and 2


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Table 2. Tolerances on out-of-squareness of Table 3. Tolerances on straightness of


flanges for universal beams, columns and universal beams. columns and bearing piles
bearing piles
Section type Length, L Straightness
Serial size width Out-of-squareness tolerance
Over Up to and
of flange F + F' including

mm mm
m m mm
Up to and including 102 1.5
Universal beams - All 1.04L
Greater than 102 up to and lengths
including 203 3.0 Universal - 9 1.04L
Greater than 203 up to and columns and 9 13.5
including 305 5.0 bearing piles 13.5 - 1.04(L -4.5)
Greater than 305 6.5

Table 4. Tolerances on specified


depth of joists and channels
6. Dimensional rolling tolerances for joists Maximum permissible
Nominal depth
and channels variation from
Over Up to and specified depth
The dimensional rolling tolerances for joists and channels
shall be as given in table 4. including
mm mm mm mm
7. Dimensions of hot-rolled structural steel - 305 + 3.2 -0.8
sections 305 381 + 4.0 - 1.6
The nominal dimensions of hot-rolled structural steel 381 432 + 4.8 - 1.6
sections shall be as given in tables 5 to 12.
NOTE. The dimensions of hot-rolled structural steel sections are
subject to the tolerances given in 4.1 and, for universal beams,
columns and bearing piles, to the tolerances given in clause 5 and,
for joists and channels, to the tolerances given in clause 6.

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Table 5. Universal Beams Y

Designation Depth Width Thickness Root Depth Area Second moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus Plastic modulus Ratio
Serial Mass of of Web Flange radius between of of area x-x y-y x-x y-y x-x y-y D
size per section section fillets section x-x y-y axis axis axis axis axis axis T
unit axis axis
length D B t T r d r
mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm mm cm2 cm4 cm4 cm cm cm cm cm cm
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914 419 388 920.5 420.5 21.5 36.6 24.1 799.0 494.5 718 742 45 407 38.13 9.58 15 616 2 160 17 657 3 339 25.2
343 911.4 418.5 19.4 32.0 24.1 799.0 437.5 625 282 39 150 37.81 9.46 13 722 1 871 15 474 2 890 28.5

914 305 289 926.6 307.8 19.6 32.0 19.1 824.0 368.8 504 594 15 610 36.99 6.51 10 891 1 014 12 583 1 603 29.0
253 918.5 305.5 17.3 27.9 19.1 824.0 322.8 436 610 13 318 36.78 6.42 9 507 871.9 10 947 1 372 32.9
224 910.3 304.1 15.9 23.9 19.1 824.0 285.3 375 924 11 22 36.30 6.27 8 259 738.1 9 522 1 162 38.1
201 903.0 303.4 15.2 20.2 19.1 824.0 256.4 325 529 9 427 35.63 6.06 7 210 621.4 8 362 982.5 44.7

838 292 226 850.9 293.8 16.4 26.8 17.8 761.7 288.7 339 747 11 353 34.30 6.27 7 986 772.9 9 157 1 211 31.8
194 840.7 292.4 14.7 21.7 17.8 761.7 247.2 279 450 9 069 33.63 6.06 6 648 620.4 7 648 974.4 38.7
176 834.9 291.6 14.0 18.8 17.8 761.7 224.1 246 029 7 792 33.13 5.90 5 894 534.4 6 809 841.5 44.4

762 267 197 769.6 268.0 15.6 25.4 16.5 685.8 250.8 239 894 8 174 30.93 2.71 6 234 610.0 7 167 958.7 30.3
173 762.0 266.7 14.3 21.6 16.5 685.8 220.5 205 177 6 846 30.51 5.57 5 385 513.4 6 197 807.3 35.3
147 753.9 265.3 12.9 17.5 16.5 685.8 188.1 168 966 5 468 29.97 5.39 4 483 412.3 5 174 649.0 43.0

686 254 170 692.9 255.8 14.5 23.7 15.2 615.0 216.6 170 147 6 621 28.03 5.53 4 911 517.7 5 624 810.3 29.3
152 687.6 254.5 13.2 21.0 15.2 615.0 193.8 150 319 5 782 27.85 5.46 4 372 454.5 4 997 710.0 32.7
140 683.5 253.7 12.4 19.0 15.2 615.0 178.6 136 276 5 179 27.62 5.38 3 988 408.2 4 560 637.8 36.0
125 677.9 253.0 11.7 16.0 15.2 615.0 159.6 118 003 4 379 27.19 5.24 3 481 346.1 3 996 542.0 41.9

610 305 238 633.0 311.5 18.6 31.4 16.5 537.2 303.8 207 571 15 838 26.14 7.22 6 559 1 017 7 456 1 574 20.2
179 617.5 307.0 14.1 23.6 16.5 537.2 227.9 151 631 11 412 25.79 7.08 4 911 743.3 5 521 1 144 26.1
149 609.6 304.8 11.9 19.7 16.5 537.2 190.1 124 660 9 300 25.61 6.99 4 090 610.3 4 572 936.8 31.0
Table 5. Universal Beams (continued)

Designation Depth Width Thickness Root Depth Area Second moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus Plastic modulus Ratio
Serial Mass of of Web Flange radius between of of area x-x y-y x-x y-y x-x y-y D
size per section section fillets section x-x y-y axis axis axis axis axis axis T
unit axis axis
length D B t T r d r
mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm mm cm2 cm4 cm4 cm cm cm cm cm cm

610 229 140 617.0 230.1 13.1 22.1 12.7 547.2 178.4 111 844 4 512 25.04 5.03 3 626 392.1 4 146 612.5 27.9
125 611.9 229.0 11.9 19.6 12.7 547.2 159.6 98 579 3 933 24.86 4.96 3 222 343.5 3 677 535.7 31.2
113 607.3 228.2 11.2 17.3 12.7 547.2 144.5 87 431 3 439 24.60 4.88 2 879 301.4 3 288 470.2 35.1
101 602.2 227.6 10.6 14.8 12.7 547.2 129.2 75 720 2 912 24.21 4.75 2 515 255.9 2 882 400.0 40.7

533 210 122 544.6 21.9 12.8 21.3 12.7 476.5 155.8 76 207 3 393 22.12 4.67 2 799 32.2 3 203 500.6 25.5
109 539.5 210.7 11.6 18.8 12.7 476.5 138.6 66 739 2 937 21.94 4.60 2 474 278.8 2 824 435.1 28.7
101 536.7 210.1 10.9 17.4 12.7 476.5 129.3 61 659 2 694 21.84 4.56 2 298 256.5 2 620 400.0 30.8
92 533.1 209.3 10.2 15.6 12.7 476.5 117.8 55 353 2 392 21.68 4.51 2 076 228.6 2 366 356.2 34.1
82 528.3 208.7 9.6 13.2 12.7 476.5 104.4 47 491 2 005 21.32 4.38 1 798 192.2 2 056 300.1 40.0
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457 191 98 467.4 192.8 11.4 19.6 10.2 407.9 125.3 45 717 2 343 19.10 4.33 1 956 243.0 2 232 378.3 23.9
89 463.6 192.0 10.6 17.7 10.2 407.9 113.9 41 021 2 086 18.98 4.28 1 770 217.4 2 014 337.9 26.3
82 460.2 191.3 9.9 16.0 10.2 407.9 104.5 37 103 1 871 18.84 4.23 1 612 195.6 1 833 304.0 28.8
74 457.2 190.5 9.1 14.5 10.2 407.9 95.0 33 388 1 671 18.75 4.19 1 461 175.5 1 657 272.2 31.6
67 453.6 189.9 8.5 12.7 10.2 407.9 85.4 29 401 1 452 18.55 4.12 1 296 52.9 1 471 237.3 35.7

457 152 82 465.1 153.5 107.0 18.9 10.2 406.9 104.5 36 215 1 143 18.62 3.31 1 557 149.0 1 800 235.4 24.6
74 461.3 152.7 9.9 17.0 10.2 406.9 95.0 32 435 1 012 18.48 3.26 1 406 132.5 1 6222 209.1 27.1
67 457.2 151.9 9.1 15.0 10.2 406.9 85.4 28 577 878 18.29 3.21 1 250 115.5 1 441 182.2 30.6
60 454.7 152.9 8.0 13.3 10.2 406.9 75.9 25 464 794 18.31 3.23 1120 103.9 1 284 162.9 34.2
52 449.8 152.4 7.6 10.9 10.2 406.9 66.5 21 435 645 17.92 3.11 949.0 84.6 1 094 133.2 41.3

406 178 74 412.8 179.7 9.7 16.0 10.2 360.5 95.0 27 329 1 545 16.96 4.03 1 324 172.0 1 504 266.9 25.9
67 409.4 178.8 8.8 14.3 10.2 360.5 85.5 24 329 1 365 16.87 4.00 1 188 152.7 1 346 236.5 28.6
60 406.4 177.8 7.8 12.8 10.2 360.5 76.0 21 508 1 199 16.82 3.97 1 058 134.8 1 194 208.3 31.8
54 402.6 177.6 7.6 10.9 10.2 360.5 68.4 18 626 1 017 16.50 3.85 925.3 114.5 1 048 177.5 37.0

406 140 46 402.3 142.4 6.9 11.2 10.2 359.6 59.0 15 647 539.0 16.29 3.02 777.8 75.7 888.4 118.3 36.0

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39 397.3 141.8 6.3 8.6 10.2 359.6 49.4 12 452 411 15.88 2.89 626.9 58.0 720.8 91.08 46.0

356 171 67 364.0 173.2 9.1 15.7 10.2 312.0 85.4 19 522 1 362 15.12 3.99 1 073 157.3 1 212 243.0 23.2
57 358.6 172.1 8.0 13.0 10.2 312.0 72.2 16 077 1 109 14.92 3.92 896.5 128.9 1 009 198.8 27.5
51 355.6 171.5 7.3 11.5 10.2 312.0 64.6 14 156 968 14.80 3.87 796.2 112.9 894.9 174.1 30.9
45 352.0 171.0 6.9 9.7 10.2 312.0 57.0 12 091 812 14.57 3.78 686.9 95.0 773.7 146.7 36.2

356 127 39 325.8 126.0 6.5 10.7 10.2 311.1 49.4 10 087 357 14.29 2.69 571.8 56.6 653.6 88.68 33.1
33 348.5 125.4 5.9 8.5 10.2 311.1 41.8 8 200 280 14.00 2.59 470.6 44.7 539.8 70.24 41.0
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Table 6. Universal columns

Designation Depth Width Thickness Root Depth Area Second moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus Plastic modulus Ratio
Serial Mass of of Web Flange radius between of of area x-x y-y x-x y-y x-x y-y D
size per section section fillets section x-x y-y axis axis axis axis axis axis T
unit axis axis
length D B t T r d r
2
mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm mm cm cm4 cm4 cm cm cm cm cm cm
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356 406 634 474.7 424.1 47.6 77.0 15.2 290.1 808.1 275 140 98 211 18.5 11.0 11 592 4 632 14 247 7 114 6.2
551 455.7 418.5 42.0 67.5 15.2 290.1 701.8 227 023 82 665 18.0 10.9 9 964 3 951 12 078 6 058 6.7
467 436.6 412.4 35.9 58.0 15.2 290.1 595.5 183 118 67 905 17.5 10.7 8 388 3 292 10 009 5 038 7.5
393 419.1 407.0 30.6 49.2 15.2 290.1 500.9 146 745 55 410 17.1 10.5 7 004 2 723 8 229 4 157 8.5
340 406.4 403.0 26.5 42.9 15.2 290.1 432.7 122 474 46 816 16.8 10.4 6 027 2 324 6 994 3 541 9.5
287 393.7 399.0 22.6 36.5 15.2 290.1 366.0 99 994 38 714 16.5 10.3 5 080 1 940 5 818 2 952 10.8
235 381.0 395.0 18.5 30.2 15.2 290.1 299.8 79 110 31 008 16.2 10.2 4 153 1 570 4 689 2 384 12.6

Column 477 427.0 424.4 48.0 53.0 15.2 290.1 607.2 172 391 68 056 16.8 10.6 8 075 3 207 9 700 4 979 8.0
core

356 368 202 374.7 374.4 16.8 27.0 15.2 290.1 257.9 66 307 23 632 16.0 9.57 3 540 1 262 3 977 1 917 13.9
177 368.3 72.1 14.5 23.8 15.2 290.1 225.7 57 153 20 470 15.9 9.52 3 104 1 100 3 457 1 668 15.5
153 362.0 370.2 12.6 20.7 15.2 290.1 195.2 48 525 17 469 15.8 9.46 2 681 943.8 2 964 1 430 17.5
129 355.6 368.3 10.7 17.5 15.2 290.1 164.9 40246 14 555 15.6 9.39 2 264 790.4 2 482 1 196 20.3
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Table 6. Universal columns (concluded)

Designation Depth Width Thickness Root Depth Area Second moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus Plastic modulus Ratio
Serial Mass of of Web Flange radius between of of area x-x y-y x-x y-y x-x y-y D
size per section section fillets section x-x y-y axis axis axis axis axis axis T
unit axis axis
length D B t T r d r
mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm mm cm2 cm
4
cm
4
cm cm cm cm cm cm

305 305 283 365.3 321.8 26.9 44.1 15.2 246.5 360.4 78 777 24 545 14.80 8.25 4 314 1 525 5 101 2 337 8.3
240 352.6 317.9 23.0 37.7 15.2 246.5 305.6 64 177 20 239 14.50 8.14 3 641 1 273 4 245 1 947 9.3
198 339.9 314.1 19.2 31.4 15.2 246.5 252.3 50 832 16 230 14.20 8.02 2 991 1 034 3 436 1 576 10.8
158 327.2 310.6 15.7 25.0 15.2 246.5 201.2 38 740 12 524 13.90 7.89 2 368 806.3 2 680 1 228 13.1
137 320.5 308.7 13.8 21.7 15.2 246.5 174.6 32 838 10 672 13.70 7.82 2 049 691.4 2 298 1 052 14.7
118 314.5 306.8 11.9 18.7 15.2 246.5 149.8 27 601 9 006 13.60 0.75 1 755 587.0 1 953 891.7 16.8
97 307.8 304.8 9.9 15.4 15.2 246.5 123.3 22 202 7 268 13.40 7.68 1 442 476.9 1 589 72.5 20.0

254 254 167 289.1 264.5 19.2 31.7 12.7 200.2 212.4 29 914 9 796 11.90 6.79 2 070 740.6 2 417 1 132 9.1
132 276.4 261.0 15.6 25.3 12.7 200.2 168.9 22 575 7 519 11.60 6.68 1 634 576.2 1 875 878.6 10.9
107 266.7 258.3 13.0 20.5 12.7 200.2 136.6 17 510 5 901 11.30 6.57 1 313 456.9 1 485 695.5 13.0
89 260.4 255.9 10.5 17.3 12.7 200.2 114.0 14 307 4 849 11.20 6.52 1 099 378.9 1 228 575.4 14.0
73 254.0 254.0 8.6 14.2 12.7 200.2 92.9 11 360 3 873 11.10 6.46 894.5 305.0 988.6 462.4 17.9

203 203 86 222.3 208.8 13.0 20.5 10.2 160.8 110.1 9 462 3 119 9.27 5.32 851.5 298.7 978.8 455.9 10.8
8

71 215.9 206.2 10.3 17.3 10.2 160.8 91.1 7 647 2 536 9.16 5.28 708.4 246.0 802.4 374.2 12.4
60 209.6 205.2 9.3 14.2 10.2 160.8 75.8 6 088 2 041 8.96 5.19 581.1 199.0 652.0 302.8 14.8
52 206.2 203.9 8.0 12.5 10.2 160.8 66.4 5 263 1 770 8.90 5.16 510.4 173.6 568.1 263.7 16.5
46 203.2 203.2 7.3 11.0 10.2 160.8 58.8 4 564 1 539 8.81 5.11 449 151.5 497.4 230.0 18.5

152 152 37 161.8 154.4 8.1 11.5 7.6 123.4 47.4 2 218 709 6.84 3.87 274.2 91.78 310.1 140.1 14.0
30 157.5 152.9 6.6 9.4 7.6 123.4 38.2 1 742 558 6.75 3.82 221.2 73.06 247.1 111.2 16.8
23 152.4 152.4 6.1 6.8 7.6 123.4 29.8 1263 403 6.51 3.68 165.7 52.95 184.3 80.87 22.3
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Table 7. Universal bearing piles

Designation Depth Width Thickness Root Depth Area Second moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus Plastic modulus Ratio
Serial Mass of of Web Flange radius between of of area x-x y-y x-x y-y x-x y-y D
size per section section fillets section x-x y-y axis axis axis axis axis axis T
unit axis axis
length D B t T r d r
2
mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm mm cm cm4 cm4 cm cm cm cm cm cm
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356 368 174 361.5 378.1 20.4 20.4 15.2 290.1 222.2 51 134 18 444 15.17 9.11 2 829 975.70 3 194 1 498 17.7
152 356.4 375.5 17.9 17.9 15.2 290.1 193.6 43 916 15 799 15.06 9.03 2 464 841.50 2 764 1 289 19.9
133 351.9 370.3 15.6 15.6 15.2 290.1 169.0 37 840 13 576 14.96 8.96 2 150 727.4 2 398 1 112 22.5
109 3464.0 370.5 12.9 12.9 15.2 290.1 138.4 30 515 10 900 14.85 8.87 1 762 588.4 1 950 897.3 26.9

305 305 223 338.0 325.4 30.6 30.5 15.2 246.5 284.8 52 821 17 571 13.62 7.85 3 125 1 080 3 662 1 682 11.1
186 38.3 320.5 25.6 25.6 15.2 246.5 237.3 42 628 14 109 13.40 7.71 2 597 880.4 3 005 1 365 12.8
149 318.5 315.6 20.7 20.7 15.2 246.5 190.0 33 042 10 869 13.19 7.56 2 075 688.8 2 370 1 063 15.4
126 312.4 312.5 17.7 17.7 15.2 246.5 161.3 27 483 8 999 13.06 7.47 1 760 575.8 1 992 886.2 17.7
110 307.9 310.3 16.4 15.4 15.2 246.5 140.4 23 580 7 689 12.96 7.40 1 532 495.6 1 722 761.0 20.0
95 303.8 308.3 13.4 13.4 15.3 246.5 121.4 20 113 6 530 12.87 7.33 1 324 423.7 1 479 649.1 22.7
88 301.7 307.2 12.3 12.3 15.2 246.5 111.8 18 404 5 959 12.83 7.30 1 220 388.0 1 358 593.8 24.5

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79 299.2 306.0 11.1 11.1 15.2 246.5 100.4 16 400 5 292 12.78 7.26 1 096 345.9 1 216 528.7 27.0

254 254 85 254.3 259.7 14.3 14.3 12.7 200.2 108.1 12 264 4 188 10.65 6.22 964.5 322.60 1 090 496.0 17.8
71 249.9 257.5 12.1 12.1 12.7 200.2 91.1 10 153 3 451 10.56 6.15 812.7 268.10 911.2 411.1 20.7
63 246.9 256.0 10.6 10.6 12.7 200.2 79.7 8 775 2 971 10.49 6.11 710.9 232.1 792.5 355.3 23.3

203 203 54 203.9 207.2 11.3 11.3 10.2 160.8 68.4 4 987 1 683 8.54 4.96 489.2 162.4 552.8 249.7 18.0
45 200.2 205.4 9.5 9.5 10.2 160.8 57.0 4 079 1 369 8.46 4.90 407.6 133.4 456.6 204.5 21.1
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spaced

T Y

Table 8. Joists with taper flanges

Designation Depth Width Thickness Radius Depth Area Second moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus Plastic modulus Ratio
Serial Mass of of Web Flange Root Toe between of of area x-x y-y x-x y-y x-x y-y D
size per section section fillets section x-x y-y axis axis axis axis axis axis T
unit axis axis
length D B t T r1 r2 d r
mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm mm mm cm2 cm4 cm4 cm cm cm cm cm cm
10

254 203 81.85 254.0 203.2 10.2 19.9 19.6 9.7 166.6 104.4 12 016 2 278 10.7 4.67 946.1 224.3 1 076 370.4 12.8
254 114 37.20 254.0 114.3 7.6 12.8 12.4 6.1 199.2 47.4 5 092 270.1 10.4 2.39 401.0 47.19 460.0 79.30 19.8

203 152 52.09 203.2 152.4 8.9 16.5 15.5 7.6 133.2 66.4 4 789 813.3 8.48 3.51 471.4 106.7 539.8 175.6 12.3

162 127 37.20 162.4 127.0 10.4 13.2 13.5 6.6 94.3 47.5 1 818 378.8 6.20 2.82 238.7 59.65 278.6 99.85 11.5

127 114 29.76 127.0 114.3 10.2 11.5 9.9 4.8 79.4 37.3 979.0 241.9 5.12 2.55 154.2 42.32 180.9 70.85 11.0
127 114 26.79 127.0 114.3 7.4 11.4 9.9 5.0 79.5 34.1 944.8 235.4 5.26 2.63 148.8 41.19 171.9 68.1 11.2
127 76 16.37 127.0 76.2 5.6 9.6 9.4 4.6 86.5 21.0 569.4 60.4 5.21 1.70 89.66 15.90 103.6 26.28 13.3

114 114 26.79 114.3 114.3 9.5 10.7 14.2 3.2 60.8 34.4 735.4 223.1 4.62 2.54 128.6 39.00 151.2 65.63 10.7

102 102 23.07 101.6 101.6 9.5 10.3 11.1 3.2 55.1 29.4 486.1 154.4 4.06 2.29 95.72 30.32 113.4 50.70 9.9
102 44 7.44 101.6 44.4 4.3 6.1 6.9 3.3 74.1 9.5 152.3 7.91 4.01 0.91 30.02 3.44 35.30 12.91 16.7

89 89 19.35 88.9 88.9 9.5 9.9 11.1 3.2 44.1 24.9 306.7 101.1 3.5 2.01 69.04 22.78 82.77 38.03 9.0

76 76 14.67 76.2 80.0 8.9 8.4 9.4 4.6 38.0 19.1 171.9 60.77 3.00 1.78 45.06 15.28 54.16 25.73 9.1
76 76 12.65 76.2 76.2 5.1 8.4 9.4 4.6 37.9 16.3 158.6 52.03 3.12 1.78 41.62 13.60 48.84 22.51 9.1
B
Y
T

r Cx

X X
D

Table 9. Structural tees cut from universal beams

Cut from universal


Radius of
beam ( see table 5)
Designation Width Depth Thickness Root Area Dimension Second moment gyration Elastic modulus
Serial Mass of of Web Flange radius of Cx of area
size per unit Serial Mass section section section x-x y-y x-x y-y X-X axis Y-Y
length Size per unit axis axis axis axis Flange Toe axis
length B A t T r
2 4 4
mm kg/m mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm cm cm cm cm cm cm cm cm cm
305 457 127 914 305 253 305.5 459.2 17.3 27.9 19.1 161.4 12.0 32 696 6 659 14.2 6.42 2 722 964.2 435.9
11

112 224 304.1 455.2 15.9 23.9 19.1 142.6 12.1 29 036 5 611 14.3 6.27 2 392 869.8 369.1
101 201 303.4 451.5 15.2 20.2 19.1 128.2 12.5 26 439 4 713 14.4 6.06 2 108 810.8 310.7

292 419 113 838 292 226 293.8 425.5 16.1 26.8 17.8 144.4 10.8 24 660 5 676 13.1 6.27 2 277 777.6 386.5
97 194 292.4 420.4 14.7 21.7 17.8 123.6 11.1 21 381 4 535 13.2 6.06 1 928 690.90 310.2
88 176 291.6 412.4 14.0 18.8 17.8 112.1 11.4 19 589 3 896 13.2 5.90 1 723 644.8 267.2

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267 381 99 762 267 197 268.0 384.8 15.6 25.4 16.5 125.4 9.90 17 528 4 087 11.8 5.71 1 770 613.3 305.0
87 173 266.7 381.0 14.3 21.6 16.5 110.2 9.99 15 495 3 423 11.9 5.57 1 551 551.3 256.7
74 147 265.3 376.9 12.9 17.5 16.5 94.0 10.20 13 328 2 734 11.9 5.39 1 308 484.5 206.1

254 343 85 686 254 170 255.8 346.5 14.5 23.7 15.2 108.3 8.67 12 036 3 310 10.5 5.53 1 388 463.4 258.8
76 152 254.5 343.8 13.2 21.0 15.2 96.9 8.60 10 738 2 891 10.5 5.46 1 249 416.5 227.2
70 140 253.7 341.8 12.4 19.0 15.2 89.3 8.65 9 939 2 589 10.50 5.38 1 149 389.3 204.1
63 125 253.0 399.0 11.7 16.2 15.2 79.8 8.87 8 997 2 190 10.6 5.24 1 015 359.5 173.1

305 305 119 610 305 238 311.5 316.5 18.6 31.4 16.5 151.9 7.11 12 292 7 919 9.00 7.22 1 730 500.9 508.4
90 179 307.0 308.7 14.1 23.6 16.5 114.0 6.65 8 949 5 706 8.86 7.08 1 346 369.5 371.2
75 149 304.8 304.8 11.9 19.7 16.5 95.1 6.43 7 365 4 650 8.80 6.99 1 145 306.3 305.1
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Table 9. Structural tees cut from universal beams (continued)

Cut from universal


Radius of
beam ( see table 5)
Designation Width Depth Thickness Root Area Dimension Second moment gyration Elastic modulus
Serial Mass of of Web Flange radius of Cx of area
size per unit Serial Mass section section section x-x y-y x-x y-y X-X axis Y-Y
length Size per unit axis axis axis axis Flange Toe axis
length B A t T r
2 4
mm kg/m mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm cm cm cm cm4 cm cm cm cm cm

229 305 70 610 229 140 230.1 308.5 13.1 22.1 12.7 89.2 7.61 7 745 2 256 9.32 5.03 1 018 333.3 196.1
63 125 229.0 305.9 11.9 19.6 12.7 79.8 7.55 6 911 1 966 9.31 4.96 915.8 299.8 171.8
57 113 228.2 303.7 11.2 17.3 12.7 72.2 7.60 6 295 1 720 9.34 4.88 827.8 276.6 150.7
51 101 227.6 301.1 10.6 14.8 12.7 64.6 7.8 5 710 1 456 9.4 4.75 731.8 255.90 127.9

210 267 61 533 210 122 211.9 272.3 12.8 21.3 12.7 77.9 6.67 5 182 1 696 8.16 4.67 776.8 252.1 160.1
55 109 210.7 269.7 11.6 18.8 12.7 69.3 6.60 4 593 1 469 8.14 4.60 696.2 225.4 139.4
51 101 210.1 268.4 10.9 17.4 12.7 64.6 6.57 4 282 1 347 8.14 4.56 651.7 211.3 128.3
46 92 209.3 266.6 10.2 15.6 12.7 58.9 6.56 3 905 1 196 8.14 4.51 594.9 194.4 114.3
41 82 208.7 264.2 9.6 13.2 12.7 52.2 6.73 3 517 1 003 8.21 4.38 522.2 178.7 96.1

191 229 49 457 191 98 192.8 233.7 11.4 19.6 10.2 62.6 5.55 2 978 1 172 6.90 4.33 536.5 167.2 121.5
45 89 192.0 231.8 10.6 17.7 10.2 57.0 5.49 2 701 1 043 6.89 4.28 491.5 152.7 108.7
41 82 191.3 230.1 9.9 16.0 10.2 52.3 5.48 2 482 935.7 6.89 4.23 453.0 141.5 97.8
37 74 190.5 228.6 9.1 14.5 10.2 47.5 5.42 2 246 835.6 6.88 4.19 414.5 128.8 87.7
34 67 189.9 226.8 8.5 12.7 10.2 42.7 5.47 2 037 725.9 6.90 4.12 372.7 118.30 76.5
12

152 229 41 457 152 82 153.5 232.5 10.7 18.9 10.2 52.2 6.03 2 608 571.6 7.07 3.31 432.6 151.4 74.5
37 74 152.7 230.6 9.9 17.0 10.2 47.5 5.98 2 364 505.9 7.06 3.26 395.0 138.4 66.3
34 67 151.9 228.6 9.1 15.0 10.2 42.7 5.99 2 128 438.9 7.06 3.21 355.5 126.1 57.8
30 60 152.9 227.3 8.0 13.3 10.2 38.0 5.82 1 870 397.2 7.02 3.23 321.4 110.6 52.0
26 52 152.4 224.9 7.6 10.9 10.2 33.2 6.03 1 667 322.3 7.08 3.11 276.3 101.3 42.3

178 203 37 406 178 74 179.7 206.4 9.7 16.0 10.2 47.5 4.80 1 758 772.4 6.08 4.03 366.1 111.0 86.0
34 67 178.8 204.7 8.8 14.3 10.2 42.7 4.73 1 574 682.3 6.07 4.00 332.6 100.0 76.3
30 60 177.8 203.2 7.8 12.8 10.2 38.0 4.62 1 383 599.4 6.03 3.97 299.5 88.1 67.4
27 54 177.6 201.3 7.6 10.9 10.2 34.2 4.81 1 282 508.3 6.12 3.85 266.6 83.7 57.2

140 203 23 406 140 46 142.4 201.2 6.9 11.2 10.2 29.5 5.05 1 130 269.4 6.19 3.02 223.9 75.0 37.8
20 39 141.8 198.6 6.3 8.6 10.2 24.7 5.27 968.3 205.6 6.26 2.89 183.6 66.4 29.0

171 178 34 356 171 67 173.2 182.0 9.1 15.7 10.2 42.7 4.01 1 158 681.2 5.21 3.99 289.1 81.6 78.6
29 57 172.1 179.3 8.0 13.0 10.2 36.1 3.95 979.1 554.5 5.21 3.92 248.1 70.0 64.4
26 51 171.5 177.8 7.3 11.5 10.2 32.3 3.92 877.9 483.9 5.21 3.87 223.7 63.4 56.5
23 45 171.0 176.0 6.9 9.7 10.2 28.5 4.02 791.8 406.1 5.27 3.78 196.9 58.3 47.5

127 178 20 356 127 39 126.0 176.4 6.5 10.7 10.2 24.7 4.41 719.6 178.3 5.40 2.69 163.2 54.4 28.3
17 33 125.4 174.2 5.9 8.5 10.2 20.9 4.52 618.4 140.1 5.44 2.59 136.7 47.9 22.4

165 152 27 305 165 54 166.8 155.4 7.7 13.7 8.9 34.2 3.19 636.4 530.6 4.31 3.94 199.5 51.5 63.6
23 46 165.7 153.5 6.7 11.8 8.9 29.5 3.09 541.0 448.5 4.29 3.90 175.3 44.1 54.1
20 40 165.1 151.9 6.1 10.2 8.9 25.8 3.07 476.2 381.4 4.30 3.85 155.3 39.3 46.2
Table 9. Structural tees cut from universal beams (continued)

Cut from universal


Radius of
beam ( see table 5)
Designation Width Depth Thickness Root Area Dimension Second moment gyration Elastic modulus
Serial Mass of of Web Flange radius of Cx of area
size per unit Serial Mass section section section x-x y-y x-x y-y X-X axis Y-Y
length Size per unit axis axis axis axis Flange Toe axis
length B A t T r
2 4 4
mm kg/m mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm cm cm cm cm cm cm cm cm cm

127 162 24 305 127 48 125.2 155.2 8.9 14.0 8.9 30.4 3.91 653.6 230.0 4.64 2.75 167.1 56.3 36.7
21 42 124.3 153.3 8.0 12.1 8.9 26.6 3.85 567.8 194.1 4.62 2.70 147.5 49.5 31.2
19 37 123.5 151.9 7.2 10.7 8.9 23.7 3.80 504.4 168.6 4.61 2.67 132.6 44.3 27.3

102 152 17 305 102 33 102.4 156.3 6.6 10.8 7.6 20.9 4.14 486.7 96.67 4.83 2.15 117.4 42.4 18.9
14 28 101.9 154.4 6.1 8.9 7.6 18.2 4.23 426.7 78.39 4.85 2.08 101.0 38.0 15.4
13 25 101.6 152.4 5.8 6.8 7.6 15.7 4.48 375.7 60.01 4.89 1.96 83.9 34.9 11.8

146 127 22 254 146 43 147.3 129.8 7.3 12.7 7.6 27.6 2.67 349.1 338.7 3.56 3.51 130.9 33.9 46.0
19 37 146.4 128.0 6.4 10.9 7.6 23.7 2.58 296.7 285.6 3.54 3.47 115.2 29.0 39.0
16 31 146.1 125.7 6.1 8.6 7.6 20.0 2.68 263.2 224.5 3.63 3.35 98.1 26.6 30.7

102 127 14 254 102 28 102.1 130.2 6.4 10.0 7.6 18.1 3.25 278.8 89.10 3.93 2.22 85.7 28.6 17.5
13 25 101.9 128.5 6.1 8.4 7.6 16.1 3.35 252.6 73.87 3.96 2.14 75.3 26.6 14.5
13

11 22 101.6 127.0 5.8 6.8 7.6 14.2 3.49 227.2 59.97 4.00 2.05 65.2 24.7 11.8

133 102 15 203 133 30 133.8 103.4 6.3 9.6 7.6 19.0 2.10 152.6 191.9 2.83 3.18 72.8 18.5 28.7
13 25 133.4 101.6 5.8 7.8 7.6 16.1 2.12 133.7 154.8 2.88 3.10 63.0 16.6 23.2

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B
Y
T

Cx
r
X X
A

Table 10. Structural tees cut from universal beams

Cut from universal


beam ( see table 5)
Designation Width Depth Thickness Root Area Dimension Second moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus
Serial Mass Serial Mass of of Web Flange radius of Cx of area
size per Size per unit section section section x-x y-y x-x y-y X-X axis Y-Y
unit length axis axis axis axis Flange Toe axis
length B A t T r
mm kg/m mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm cm2 cm cm4 cm4 cm cm cm cm cm
118 356 406 235 395.0 190.5 18.5 30.2 15.2 149.9 3.41 2 886 15 504 4.39 10.2 846.3 184.5 785.1
14

368 178 101 356 368 202 374.4 187.3 16.8 27.0 15.2 129.0 3.32 2 500 11 816 4.40 9.57 754.1 162.1 631.2
89 177 372.1 184.2 14.5 23.8 15.2 112.9 3.10 2 099 10 235 4.31 9.52 677.4 137.0 550.1
77 153 370.2 181.0 12.6 20.7 15.2 97.6 2.92 1 765 8 735 4.25 9.46 605.5 116.3 471.9
65 129 368.3 177.8 10.7 17.5 15.2 82.5 2.73 1 451 7 278 4.19 9.39 531.1 96.4 395.2

305 152 79 305 305 158 310.6 163.6 15.7 25.0 15.2 100.6 3.04 1 529 6 262 3.90 7.89 502.8 114.9 403.2
69 137 308.7 160.3 13.8 21.7 15.2 87.3 2.86 1 291 5 336 3.85 7.82 450.9 98.1 345.7
59 118 306.8 157.2 11.9 18.7 15.2 74.9 2.69 1 075 4 503 3.79 7.75 399.9 82.5 293.5
49 97 304.8 153.9 9.9 15.4 15.2 61.6 2.50 858.1 3 634 3.73 7.68 343.1 66.6 238.5

254 127 66 254 254 132 261.0 138.2 15.6 25.3 12.7 84.5 2.72 886.7 3 760 3.24 6.67 325.8 79.9 288.1
54 107 258.3 133.4 13.0 20.5 12.7 68.3 2.47 683.0 2 951 3.16 6.57 277.0 62.8 228.5
45 89 255.9 130.2 10.5 17.3 12.7 57.0 2.24 534.7 2 424 3.06 6.52 238.7 49.6 189.5
37 73 254.0 127.0 8.6 14.2 12.7 46.4 2.06 418.7 1 936 3.00 6.46 203.7 39.3 152.5

203 102 43 203 203 86 208.8 111.1 13.0 20.5 10.2 55.0 2.22 379.8 1 560 2.63 5.32 171.0 42.7 149.4
36 71 206.2 108.0 10.3 17.3 10.2 45.5 1.98 288.1 1 268 2.52 5.28 145.3 32.7 123.0
30 60 205.2 104.8 9.3 14.2 10.2 37.9 1.88 241.2 1 021 2.52 5.19 128.3 28.1 99.5
26 52 203.9 103.1 8.0 12.5 10.2 33.2 1.76 203.1 885.0 2.47 5.16 115.2 23.8 86.8
23 46 203.9 101.6 7.3 11.0 10.2 29.4 1.71 179.6 769.4 2.47 5.11 105.3 21.2 75.7

152 76 19 152 152 37 154.4 80.9 8.1 11.5 7.6 23.7 1.55 94.7 354.3 2.00 3.87 61.2 14.5 45.9
15 30 152.9 78.7 6.6 9.4 7.6 19.1 1.41 72.8 279.2 1.95 3.82 51.5 11.3 36.5
12 23 152.4 76.2 6.1 6.8 7.6 14.9 1.43 61.10 201.7 2.03 3.68 42.7 9.88 26.5
B Y
t

r2 C
45
r1 45
X X
45
A Equally
t spaced

Equally
spaced

Table 11. Structural tees cut from universal beams

Designation Width Depth Thickness Redius Area Dimension Second moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus
Serial Mass of of Root Toe of Cx of area
size per section section section x-x y-y x-x y-y X-X axis Y-Y
unit axis axis axis axis Flange Toe axis
length B A t r1 r2
mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm cm2 cm cm4 cm4 cm cm cm cm cm
51 51 6.92 50.8 50.8 9.5 6.1 4.3 8.82 1.60 19.56 10.40 1.50 1.09 12.23 5.57 4.10
15

4.76 50.8 50.8 6.4 6.1 4.3 6.06 1.47 14.15 6.66 1.52 1.04 9.63 3.93 2.62

44 44 4.11 44.4 44.4 6.4 5.8 3.8 5.24 1.32 9.16 4.58 1.32 0.91 6.94 2.95 1.97
3.14 44.4 44.4 4.8 5.8 3.8 4.00 1.24 7.07 3.33 1.32 0.89 5.70 2.29 1.48

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Y

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B

r1 r2
95 CY

t
D
d X X

Equally
spaced

Table 12. Channels

Designation Depth Width Thickness Radius Depth Area Dimension Second moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus Plastic modulus Ratio
Serial Mass of of Web Flange Root Toe between of Cy of area x-x y-y x-x y-y x-x y-y D
size per section section fillets section x-x y-y axis axis axis axis axis axis T
unit axis axis
length D B t T r1 r2 d
mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm mm mm cm2 cm cm4 cm4 cm cm cm cm cm cm
16

432 102 65.54 431.8 101.6 12.2 16.8 15.2 4.8 362.4 83.49 2.32 21 399 628.6 16.0 2.74 991.1 80.14 1 206.6 153.08 25.6

381 102 55.10 381.0 101.6 10.4 16.3 15.2 4.8 312.4 70.19 2.52 14 894 579.7 14.60 2.87 781.8 75.86 932.7 144.39 23.3

305 102 46.18 304.8 101.6 10.2 14.8 15.2 4.8 239.2 58.83 2.66 8 214 499.5 11.8 2.91 539.0 66.59 638.3 128.06 20.5
305 89 41.69 304.8 88.9 10.2 13.7 13.7 3.2 245.4 53.11 2.18 7 061 325.4 11.5 2.48 463.3 48.49 557.1 92.60 22.3

264 89 36.14 264.0 88.9 9.1 13.6 13.7 3.2 194.7 46.62 2.42 4 448 302.4 9.88 2.58 350.2 46.70 414.4 89.56 18.7
254 76 28.29 254.0 76.2 8.1 10.9 12.2 3.2 203.8 36.03 1.86 3 367 162.6 9.67 2.12 265.1 28.21 317.4 54.14 23.2

229 89 32.76 228.6 88.9 8.6 13.3 13.7 3.2 169.8 41.73 2.53 3 387 285.0 9.01 2.61 296.4 44.82 348.4 86.38 17.2
229 76 26.06 228.6 76.2 7.6 11.2 12.2 3.2 178.0 33.20 2.00 2 610 158.7 8.87 2.19 228.3 28.22 270.3 54.24 20.5

203 89 29.78 203.2 88.9 8.1 12.9 13.7 3.2 145.2 37.94 2.65 2 491 264.4 8.10 2.64 245.2 42.34 286.6 81.62 15.8
203 76 23.82 203.2 76.2 7.1 11.2 12.2 3.2 152.5 30.34 2.13 1 950 151.3 8.02 2.23 192.0 27.59 225.2 53.32 18.2

178 89 26.81 177.8 88.9 7.6 12.3 13.7 3.2 121.0 34.15 2.76 1 753 241.0 7.16 2.66 197.2 39.29 229.6 75.44 14.5
178 76 20.84 177.8 76.2 6.6 10.3 12.2 3.2 128.8 26.54 2.20 1 337 134.0 7.10 2.25 150.4 24.72 175.4 48.07 17.3
Table 12. Channels (continued)

Designation Depth Width Thickness Radius Depth Area DimensionSecond moment Radius of gyration Elastic modulus Plastic modulus Ratio
Serial Mass of of Web Flange Root Toe between of Cy of area x-x y-y x-x y-y x-x y-y D
size per section section fillets section x-x y-y axis axis axis axis axis axis T
unit axis axis
length D B t T r1 r2 d
mm kg/m mm mm mm mm mm mm mm cm cm cm4 cm4 cm cm cm cm cm cm

152 89 23.84 152.4 88.9 7.1 11.6 13.7 3.2 97.0 30.36 2.86 1 166 215.1 6.20 2.66 153.0 35.70 177.7 68.12 13.2
152 76 17.88 152.4 76.2 6.4 9.0 12.2 2.4 105.9 22.77 2.21 851.5 113.8 6.12 2.24 111.8 21.05 130.0 41.26 16.9

127 64 14.90 127.0 63.5 6.4 9.2 10.7 2.4 84.0 18.98 1.94 482.5 67.23 5.04 1.88 76.0 15.25 89.4 29.31 13.8

102 51 10.42 101.6 50.8 6.1 7.6 9.1 2.4 65.7 13.28 1.51 207.7 29.10 3.95 1.48 40.89 8.16 48.8 15.71 13.3

76 38 6.70 76.2 38.1 5.1 6.8 7.6 2.4 45.8 8.53 1.19 74.14 10.66 2.95 1.12 19.46 4.07 23.4 7.76 11.2

NOTE. Channels ordered to the standard thickness shall be practically accurate in profile. If the web thickness ordered is greater than the standard, the width of the flanges will be
increased by the same amount as the increase in web thickness.
17

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Standards publications referred to
s
BS 4848 Specification for hot-rolled structural steel section
*Part 2 Structural hollow section
*Part 4 Equal and unequal angles
*Part 5 Bulb flats
BS 5775 Specification for quantities, units and symbols
P a r t 3 Mechanics

*Referred to in the foreword only .


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British Cast Iron Research Association
Ministry of Defence
*British Constructional Steelwork Association
National Association of Drop Forgers and Stampers
British Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers Association
Oil Companres Materrats Association
British Ironfounders Association
Process Plant Association
*British Railways Board
Royal Institute of British Architects
*British Shipbuilders
Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders LimIted
*British Steel lndustry
Steel Casting Research and Trade Association
British Steel Industry (Wire Section)
Water-tube Boilermakers Association
Concrete Society Limited
Council of Ironfoundry Associations
The organizations marked with an asterisk in the above list,
Department of Industry (National Physical Laboratory)
together with the following. were directly represented on the
*Electricity Supply lndustry in England and Wales Technical Committee entrusted with the preparation of this
Engineering Equipment Users Association
British Standard:
Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors
*Greater London Council British Electrical and Allied Manufacturers Association (BEAMA)
Institute of Marine Engineers British Ship Research Association
Institute of Quality Assurance National Association of Steel Stockholders
National Coal Board

Amendments issued since publication

Arnd. No. Date of issue Text affected

3841 September 1981 Indicated by a line in the margin

3967 May 1982 Indicated by a line in the margin

5082 February 1986 Indicated by a line in the margin

5683 June 1987 Indicated by a line in the margin

5884 June 1988 Indicated by a line in the margin

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