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Steel wide-flange column design calculator

Jonathan Ochshorn

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Directions: Enter values for steel type, column height, effective length coefficient (K), and axial load (kips) in yellow fields.

Press "update" button.

Based on dimensions of W-sections and methodology contained in the Steel Construction Manual, 14th edition, AISC (ASD method). More detailed explanations and examples can be found in my text.


Steel type  
Height
K  
Axial load
 
   
Five lightest choices:  
1  
2  
3  
4  
5  
 
 
 

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