S Section Steel I Beam: S5 × 10

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For a simply supported beam in a single span, the maximum displacement and the maximum normal stress occur at the center of the beam.
The tabulated data listed in this page are calculated based on the area moment of inertia (Ixx = 12.3 in4) for the S5 × 10 S Section Steel I Beam and the typical Young's modulus (E = 3.046 × 107 psi) of steels. Note that the typical yielding stress of steels can range from 1.015 × 104 to 2.970 × 105 psi. The purpose of this page is to give a rough estimation of the load-bearing capacity of this particular beam, rather than a guideline for designing actual building structures. Please check your local building codes for regulatory requirements.

Note: The weight of the beam itself is not included in the calculation.

 Steel I Beam: S5 × 10 (S Section 5 inch tall × 10 lbf/ft) L = 3.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 10.0 4.86 × 10-5 27.4 20.0 9.73 × 10-5 54.9 30.0 1.46 × 10-4 82.3 40.0 1.95 × 10-4 110 50.0 2.43 × 10-4 137 60.0 2.92 × 10-4 165 70.0 3.41 × 10-4 192 80.0 3.89 × 10-4 220 90.0 4.38 × 10-4 247 100 4.86 × 10-4 274 200 9.73 × 10-4 549 300 0.00146 823 400 0.00195 1100 500 0.00243 1370 600 0.00292 1650 700 0.00341 1920 800 0.00389 2200 900 0.00438 2470 1000 0.00486 2740 2000 0.00973 5490 3000 0.0146 8230 4000 0.0195 1.10 × 104 5000 0.0243 1.37 × 104 6000 0.0292 1.65 × 104 7000 0.0341 1.92 × 104 8000 0.0389 2.20 × 104 9000 0.0438 2.47 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.0486 2.74 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.0973 5.49 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.146 8.23 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.195 1.10 × 105 5.00 × 104 0.243 1.37 × 105 6.00 × 104 0.292 1.65 × 105 7.00 × 104 0.341 1.92 × 105 8.00 × 104 0.389 2.20 × 105 9.00 × 104 0.438 2.47 × 105 1.00 × 105 0.486 2.74 × 105 1.08 × 105 0.527 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: S5 × 10 (S Section 5 inch tall × 10 lbf/ft) L = 5.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 10.0 3.75 × 10-4 76.2 20.0 7.51 × 10-4 152 30.0 0.00113 229 40.0 0.00150 305 50.0 0.00188 381 60.0 0.00225 457 70.0 0.00263 534 80.0 0.00300 610 90.0 0.00338 686 100 0.00375 762 200 0.00751 1520 300 0.0113 2290 400 0.0150 3050 500 0.0188 3810 600 0.0225 4570 700 0.0263 5340 800 0.0300 6100 900 0.0338 6860 1000 0.0375 7620 2000 0.0751 1.52 × 104 3000 0.113 2.29 × 104 4000 0.150 3.05 × 104 5000 0.188 3.81 × 104 6000 0.225 4.57 × 104 7000 0.263 5.34 × 104 8000 0.300 6.10 × 104 9000 0.338 6.86 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.375 7.62 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.751 1.52 × 105 3.00 × 104 1.13 2.29 × 105 3.90 × 104 1.46 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: S5 × 10 (S Section 5 inch tall × 10 lbf/ft) L = 10.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 10.0 0.00601 305 20.0 0.0120 610 30.0 0.0180 915 40.0 0.0240 1220 50.0 0.0300 1520 60.0 0.0360 1830 70.0 0.0420 2130 80.0 0.0480 2440 90.0 0.0541 2740 100 0.0601 3050 200 0.120 6100 300 0.180 9150 400 0.240 1.22 × 104 500 0.300 1.52 × 104 600 0.360 1.83 × 104 700 0.420 2.13 × 104 800 0.480 2.44 × 104 900 0.541 2.74 × 104 1000 0.601 3.05 × 104 2000 1.20 6.10 × 104 3000 1.80 9.15 × 104 4000 2.40 1.22 × 105 5000 3.00 1.52 × 105 6000 3.60 1.83 × 105 7000 4.20 2.13 × 105 8000 4.80 2.44 × 105 8330 5.00 2.54 × 105
 Steel I Beam: S5 × 10 (S Section 5 inch tall × 10 lbf/ft) L = 15.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 10.0 0.0304 686 20.0 0.0608 1370 30.0 0.0912 2060 40.0 0.122 2740 50.0 0.152 3430 60.0 0.182 4120 70.0 0.213 4800 80.0 0.243 5490 90.0 0.274 6170 100 0.304 6860 200 0.608 1.37 × 104 300 0.912 2.06 × 104 400 1.22 2.74 × 104 500 1.52 3.43 × 104 600 1.82 4.12 × 104 700 2.13 4.80 × 104 800 2.43 5.49 × 104 900 2.74 6.17 × 104 1000 3.04 6.86 × 104 1640 5.00 1.13 × 105
 Steel I Beam: S5 × 10 (S Section 5 inch tall × 10 lbf/ft) L = 20.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 10.0 0.0961 1220 20.0 0.192 2440 30.0 0.288 3660 40.0 0.384 4880 50.0 0.480 6100 60.0 0.577 7320 70.0 0.673 8540 80.0 0.769 9760 90.0 0.865 1.10 × 104 100 0.961 1.22 × 104 200 1.92 2.44 × 104 300 2.88 3.66 × 104 400 3.84 4.88 × 104 500 4.80 6.10 × 104 520 5.00 6.35 × 104
 Steel I Beam: S5 × 10 (S Section 5 inch tall × 10 lbf/ft) L = 25.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 10.0 0.235 1910 20.0 0.469 3810 30.0 0.704 5720 40.0 0.938 7620 50.0 1.17 9530 60.0 1.41 1.14 × 104 70.0 1.64 1.33 × 104 80.0 1.88 1.52 × 104 90.0 2.11 1.71 × 104 100 2.35 1.91 × 104 200 4.69 3.81 × 104 213 5.00 4.06 × 104
 Steel I Beam: S5 × 10 (S Section 5 inch tall × 10 lbf/ft) L = 30.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 10.0 0.486 2740 20.0 0.973 5490 30.0 1.46 8230 40.0 1.95 1.10 × 104 50.0 2.43 1.37 × 104 60.0 2.92 1.65 × 104 70.0 3.41 1.92 × 104 80.0 3.89 2.20 × 104 90.0 4.38 2.47 × 104 100 4.86 2.74 × 104 103 5.00 2.82 × 104
 Steel I Beam: S5 × 10 (S Section 5 inch tall × 10 lbf/ft) L = 40.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 10.0 1.54 4880 20.0 3.08 9760 30.0 4.61 1.46 × 104 32.5 5.00 1.59 × 104
 Steel I Beam: S5 × 10 (S Section 5 inch tall × 10 lbf/ft) L = 50.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 10.0 3.75 7620 13.3 5.00 1.02 × 104