Structural steel beams, typically referred to as "I beams," range from 4 inches tall to 44 inches tall. A structural engineer may also design a custom beam if none of the standard beam sizes meet the needs of the applica... More »

Steel beam load charts are used to determine the appropriate dimensions and weight of steel beams. Steel beams are used in construction and civil engineering to support a given load. More »

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There is not one specific answer to this question. The website efunda.com offers a simple calculator that can give an estimate as to what the capacity of the beam is based on the properties that are input. More »

Square steel tubes are available in sizes that range from 0.5 inches square to 16 inches square, and the internal wall dimensions can range from 0.065 inches thick to 0.625 inches thick. The length of square steel tubes ... More »

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"I beam" sizes are standardized by the American Institute for Steel Construction (AISC) and range from 8 inches to 44 inches in depth. Each beam depth comes in a variety of widths and thicknesses. More »

Read weight charts for structural steel by finding the correct nominal size and wall thickness for your steel stock, and then finding the corresponding weight measurement. Most structural steel weight charts list stock w... More »

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Standard sizes for engineered wood "I" beams include flange sizes of 1 3/4, 2 5/16, 2 7/16 and 3 1/2 inches. Depths come in 9 1/2, 11 7/8, 14 and 16 inches, while lengths come in 20 to 48 feet. Lengths of up to 60 feet a... More »

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