Wide Flange Steel I Beam: W10 × 26

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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 = 144 in4) for the W10 × 26 Wide Flange 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: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 3.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 1.08 × 10-5 12.6 30.0 1.25 × 10-5 14.5 40.0 1.66 × 10-5 19.4 50.0 2.08 × 10-5 24.2 60.0 2.49 × 10-5 29.1 70.0 2.91 × 10-5 33.9 80.0 3.32 × 10-5 38.7 90.0 3.74 × 10-5 43.6 100 4.16 × 10-5 48.4 200 8.31 × 10-5 96.8 300 1.25 × 10-4 145 400 1.66 × 10-4 194 500 2.08 × 10-4 242 600 2.49 × 10-4 291 700 2.91 × 10-4 339 800 3.32 × 10-4 387 900 3.74 × 10-4 436 1000 4.16 × 10-4 484 2000 8.31 × 10-4 968 3000 0.00125 1450 4000 0.00166 1940 5000 0.00208 2420 6000 0.00249 2910 7000 0.00291 3390 8000 0.00332 3870 9000 0.00374 4360 1.00 × 104 0.00416 4840 2.00 × 104 0.00831 9680 3.00 × 104 0.0125 1.45 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.0166 1.94 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.0208 2.42 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.0249 2.91 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.0291 3.39 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.0332 3.87 × 104 9.00 × 104 0.0374 4.36 × 104 1.00 × 105 0.0416 4.84 × 104 2.00 × 105 0.0831 9.68 × 104 3.00 × 105 0.125 1.45 × 105 4.00 × 105 0.166 1.94 × 105 5.00 × 105 0.208 2.42 × 105 6.00 × 105 0.249 2.91 × 105 6.13 × 105 0.255 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 5.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 8.34 × 10-5 35.0 30.0 9.62 × 10-5 40.4 40.0 1.28 × 10-4 53.8 50.0 1.60 × 10-4 67.3 60.0 1.92 × 10-4 80.7 70.0 2.24 × 10-4 94.2 80.0 2.57 × 10-4 108 90.0 2.89 × 10-4 121 100 3.21 × 10-4 135 200 6.41 × 10-4 269 300 9.62 × 10-4 404 400 0.00128 538 500 0.00160 673 600 0.00192 807 700 0.00224 942 800 0.00257 1080 900 0.00289 1210 1000 0.00321 1350 2000 0.00641 2690 3000 0.00962 4040 4000 0.0128 5380 5000 0.0160 6730 6000 0.0192 8070 7000 0.0224 9420 8000 0.0257 1.08 × 104 9000 0.0289 1.21 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.0321 1.35 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.0641 2.69 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.0962 4.04 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.128 5.38 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.160 6.73 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.192 8.07 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.224 9.42 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.257 1.08 × 105 9.00 × 104 0.289 1.21 × 105 1.00 × 105 0.321 1.35 × 105 2.00 × 105 0.641 2.69 × 105 2.21 × 105 0.708 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 10.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 0.00133 140 30.0 0.00154 161 40.0 0.00205 215 50.0 0.00257 269 60.0 0.00308 323 70.0 0.00359 377 80.0 0.00410 430 90.0 0.00462 484 100 0.00513 538 200 0.0103 1080 300 0.0154 1610 400 0.0205 2150 500 0.0257 2690 600 0.0308 3230 700 0.0359 3770 800 0.0410 4300 900 0.0462 4840 1000 0.0513 5380 2000 0.103 1.08 × 104 3000 0.154 1.61 × 104 4000 0.205 2.15 × 104 5000 0.257 2.69 × 104 6000 0.308 3.23 × 104 7000 0.359 3.77 × 104 8000 0.410 4.30 × 104 9000 0.462 4.84 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.513 5.38 × 104 2.00 × 104 1.03 1.08 × 105 3.00 × 104 1.54 1.61 × 105 4.00 × 104 2.05 2.15 × 105 5.00 × 104 2.57 2.69 × 105 5.52 × 104 2.83 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 15.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 0.00675 315 30.0 0.00779 363 40.0 0.0104 484 50.0 0.0130 605 60.0 0.0156 726 70.0 0.0182 847 80.0 0.0208 968 90.0 0.0234 1090 100 0.0260 1210 200 0.0519 2420 300 0.0779 3630 400 0.104 4840 500 0.130 6050 600 0.156 7260 700 0.182 8470 800 0.208 9680 900 0.234 1.09 × 104 1000 0.260 1.21 × 104 2000 0.519 2.42 × 104 3000 0.779 3.63 × 104 4000 1.04 4.84 × 104 5000 1.30 6.05 × 104 6000 1.56 7.26 × 104 7000 1.82 8.47 × 104 8000 2.08 9.68 × 104 9000 2.34 1.09 × 105 1.00 × 104 2.60 1.21 × 105 2.00 × 104 5.19 2.42 × 105 2.45 × 104 6.37 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 20.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 0.0213 560 30.0 0.0246 646 40.0 0.0328 861 50.0 0.0410 1080 60.0 0.0492 1290 70.0 0.0575 1510 80.0 0.0657 1720 90.0 0.0739 1940 100 0.0821 2150 200 0.164 4300 300 0.246 6460 400 0.328 8610 500 0.410 1.08 × 104 600 0.492 1.29 × 104 700 0.575 1.51 × 104 800 0.657 1.72 × 104 900 0.739 1.94 × 104 1000 0.821 2.15 × 104 2000 1.64 4.30 × 104 3000 2.46 6.46 × 104 4000 3.28 8.61 × 104 5000 4.10 1.08 × 105 6000 4.92 1.29 × 105 7000 5.75 1.51 × 105 8000 6.57 1.72 × 105 9000 7.39 1.94 × 105 1.00 × 104 8.21 2.15 × 105 1.38 × 104 11.3 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 25.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 0.0521 874 30.0 0.0601 1010 40.0 0.0802 1350 50.0 0.100 1680 60.0 0.120 2020 70.0 0.140 2350 80.0 0.160 2690 90.0 0.180 3030 100 0.200 3360 200 0.401 6730 300 0.601 1.01 × 104 400 0.802 1.35 × 104 500 1.00 1.68 × 104 600 1.20 2.02 × 104 700 1.40 2.35 × 104 800 1.60 2.69 × 104 900 1.80 3.03 × 104 1000 2.00 3.36 × 104 2000 4.01 6.73 × 104 3000 6.01 1.01 × 105 4000 8.02 1.35 × 105 5000 10.0 1.68 × 105 5150 10.3 1.73 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 30.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 0.108 1260 30.0 0.125 1450 40.0 0.166 1940 50.0 0.208 2420 60.0 0.249 2910 70.0 0.291 3390 80.0 0.332 3870 90.0 0.374 4360 100 0.416 4840 200 0.831 9680 300 1.25 1.45 × 104 400 1.66 1.94 × 104 500 2.08 2.42 × 104 600 2.49 2.91 × 104 700 2.91 3.39 × 104 800 3.32 3.87 × 104 900 3.74 4.36 × 104 1000 4.16 4.84 × 104 2000 8.31 9.68 × 104 2490 10.3 1.20 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 40.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 0.341 2240 30.0 0.394 2580 40.0 0.525 3440 50.0 0.657 4300 60.0 0.788 5170 70.0 0.919 6030 80.0 1.05 6890 90.0 1.18 7750 100 1.31 8610 200 2.63 1.72 × 104 300 3.94 2.58 × 104 400 5.25 3.44 × 104 500 6.57 4.30 × 104 600 7.88 5.17 × 104 700 9.19 6.03 × 104 787 10.3 6.77 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 50.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 0.834 3500 30.0 0.962 4040 40.0 1.28 5380 50.0 1.60 6730 60.0 1.92 8070 70.0 2.24 9420 80.0 2.57 1.08 × 104 90.0 2.89 1.21 × 104 100 3.21 1.35 × 104 200 6.41 2.69 × 104 300 9.62 4.04 × 104 322 10.3 4.33 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 60.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 1.73 5040 30.0 1.99 5810 40.0 2.66 7750 50.0 3.32 9680 60.0 3.99 1.16 × 104 70.0 4.65 1.36 × 104 80.0 5.32 1.55 × 104 90.0 5.98 1.74 × 104 100 6.65 1.94 × 104 155 10.3 3.01 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 70.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 3.20 6850 30.0 3.70 7910 40.0 4.93 1.05 × 104 50.0 6.16 1.32 × 104 60.0 7.39 1.58 × 104 70.0 8.62 1.85 × 104 80.0 9.85 2.11 × 104 83.9 10.3 2.21 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 80.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 5.46 8950 30.0 6.30 1.03 × 104 40.0 8.41 1.38 × 104 49.2 10.3 1.69 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 26 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 26 lbf/ft) L = 90.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 26.0 8.75 1.13 × 104 30.0 10.1 1.31 × 104 30.7 10.3 1.34 × 104