Wide Flange Steel I Beam: W10 × 45

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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 = 248 in4) for the W10 × 45 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 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 3.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 1.09 × 10-5 12.4 50.0 1.21 × 10-5 13.7 60.0 1.45 × 10-5 16.5 70.0 1.69 × 10-5 19.2 80.0 1.93 × 10-5 22.0 90.0 2.17 × 10-5 24.7 100 2.41 × 10-5 27.5 200 4.83 × 10-5 55.0 300 7.24 × 10-5 82.5 400 9.65 × 10-5 110 500 1.21 × 10-4 137 600 1.45 × 10-4 165 700 1.69 × 10-4 192 800 1.93 × 10-4 220 900 2.17 × 10-4 247 1000 2.41 × 10-4 275 2000 4.83 × 10-4 550 3000 7.24 × 10-4 825 4000 9.65 × 10-4 1100 5000 0.00121 1370 6000 0.00145 1650 7000 0.00169 1920 8000 0.00193 2200 9000 0.00217 2470 1.00 × 104 0.00241 2750 2.00 × 104 0.00483 5500 3.00 × 104 0.00724 8250 4.00 × 104 0.00965 1.10 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.0121 1.37 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.0145 1.65 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.0169 1.92 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.0193 2.20 × 104 9.00 × 104 0.0217 2.47 × 104 1.00 × 105 0.0241 2.75 × 104 2.00 × 105 0.0483 5.50 × 104 3.00 × 105 0.0724 8.25 × 104 4.00 × 105 0.0965 1.10 × 105 5.00 × 105 0.121 1.37 × 105 6.00 × 105 0.145 1.65 × 105 7.00 × 105 0.169 1.92 × 105 8.00 × 105 0.193 2.20 × 105 9.00 × 105 0.217 2.47 × 105 1.00 × 106 0.241 2.75 × 105 1.08 × 106 0.261 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 5.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 8.38 × 10-5 34.4 50.0 9.31 × 10-5 38.2 60.0 1.12 × 10-4 45.8 70.0 1.30 × 10-4 53.5 80.0 1.49 × 10-4 61.1 90.0 1.68 × 10-4 68.7 100 1.86 × 10-4 76.4 200 3.72 × 10-4 153 300 5.59 × 10-4 229 400 7.45 × 10-4 305 500 9.31 × 10-4 382 600 0.00112 458 700 0.00130 535 800 0.00149 611 900 0.00168 687 1000 0.00186 764 2000 0.00372 1530 3000 0.00559 2290 4000 0.00745 3050 5000 0.00931 3820 6000 0.0112 4580 7000 0.0130 5350 8000 0.0149 6110 9000 0.0168 6870 1.00 × 104 0.0186 7640 2.00 × 104 0.0372 1.53 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.0559 2.29 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.0745 3.05 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.0931 3.82 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.112 4.58 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.130 5.35 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.149 6.11 × 104 9.00 × 104 0.168 6.87 × 104 1.00 × 105 0.186 7.64 × 104 2.00 × 105 0.372 1.53 × 105 3.00 × 105 0.559 2.29 × 105 3.89 × 105 0.724 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 10.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 0.00134 137 50.0 0.00149 153 60.0 0.00179 183 70.0 0.00209 214 80.0 0.00238 244 90.0 0.00268 275 100 0.00298 305 200 0.00596 611 300 0.00894 916 400 0.0119 1220 500 0.0149 1530 600 0.0179 1830 700 0.0209 2140 800 0.0238 2440 900 0.0268 2750 1000 0.0298 3050 2000 0.0596 6110 3000 0.0894 9160 4000 0.119 1.22 × 104 5000 0.149 1.53 × 104 6000 0.179 1.83 × 104 7000 0.209 2.14 × 104 8000 0.238 2.44 × 104 9000 0.268 2.75 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.298 3.05 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.596 6.11 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.894 9.16 × 104 4.00 × 104 1.19 1.22 × 105 5.00 × 104 1.49 1.53 × 105 6.00 × 104 1.79 1.83 × 105 7.00 × 104 2.09 2.14 × 105 8.00 × 104 2.38 2.44 × 105 9.00 × 104 2.68 2.75 × 105 9.72 × 104 2.90 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 15.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 0.00679 309 50.0 0.00754 344 60.0 0.00905 412 70.0 0.0106 481 80.0 0.0121 550 90.0 0.0136 619 100 0.0151 687 200 0.0302 1370 300 0.0452 2060 400 0.0603 2750 500 0.0754 3440 600 0.0905 4120 700 0.106 4810 800 0.121 5500 900 0.136 6190 1000 0.151 6870 2000 0.302 1.37 × 104 3000 0.452 2.06 × 104 4000 0.603 2.75 × 104 5000 0.754 3.44 × 104 6000 0.905 4.12 × 104 7000 1.06 4.81 × 104 8000 1.21 5.50 × 104 9000 1.36 6.19 × 104 1.00 × 104 1.51 6.87 × 104 2.00 × 104 3.02 1.37 × 105 3.00 × 104 4.52 2.06 × 105 4.00 × 104 6.03 2.75 × 105 4.32 × 104 6.52 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 20.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 0.0214 550 50.0 0.0238 611 60.0 0.0286 733 70.0 0.0334 855 80.0 0.0381 977 90.0 0.0429 1100 100 0.0477 1220 200 0.0953 2440 300 0.143 3670 400 0.191 4890 500 0.238 6110 600 0.286 7330 700 0.334 8550 800 0.381 9770 900 0.429 1.10 × 104 1000 0.477 1.22 × 104 2000 0.953 2.44 × 104 3000 1.43 3.67 × 104 4000 1.91 4.89 × 104 5000 2.38 6.11 × 104 6000 2.86 7.33 × 104 7000 3.34 8.55 × 104 8000 3.81 9.77 × 104 9000 4.29 1.10 × 105 1.00 × 104 4.77 1.22 × 105 2.00 × 104 9.53 2.44 × 105 2.43 × 104 11.6 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 25.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 0.0524 859 50.0 0.0582 955 60.0 0.0698 1150 70.0 0.0814 1340 80.0 0.0931 1530 90.0 0.105 1720 100 0.116 1910 200 0.233 3820 300 0.349 5730 400 0.465 7640 500 0.582 9550 600 0.698 1.15 × 104 700 0.814 1.34 × 104 800 0.931 1.53 × 104 900 1.05 1.72 × 104 1000 1.16 1.91 × 104 2000 2.33 3.82 × 104 3000 3.49 5.73 × 104 4000 4.65 7.64 × 104 5000 5.82 9.55 × 104 6000 6.98 1.15 × 105 7000 8.14 1.34 × 105 8000 9.31 1.53 × 105 8680 10.1 1.66 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 30.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 0.109 1240 50.0 0.121 1370 60.0 0.145 1650 70.0 0.169 1920 80.0 0.193 2200 90.0 0.217 2470 100 0.241 2750 200 0.483 5500 300 0.724 8250 400 0.965 1.10 × 104 500 1.21 1.37 × 104 600 1.45 1.65 × 104 700 1.69 1.92 × 104 800 1.93 2.20 × 104 900 2.17 2.47 × 104 1000 2.41 2.75 × 104 2000 4.83 5.50 × 104 3000 7.24 8.25 × 104 4000 9.65 1.10 × 105 4190 10.1 1.15 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 40.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 0.343 2200 50.0 0.381 2440 60.0 0.458 2930 70.0 0.534 3420 80.0 0.610 3910 90.0 0.686 4400 100 0.763 4890 200 1.53 9770 300 2.29 1.47 × 104 400 3.05 1.95 × 104 500 3.81 2.44 × 104 600 4.58 2.93 × 104 700 5.34 3.42 × 104 800 6.10 3.91 × 104 900 6.86 4.40 × 104 1000 7.63 4.89 × 104 1320 10.1 6.47 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 50.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 0.838 3440 50.0 0.931 3820 60.0 1.12 4580 70.0 1.30 5350 80.0 1.49 6110 90.0 1.68 6870 100 1.86 7640 200 3.72 1.53 × 104 300 5.59 2.29 × 104 400 7.45 3.05 × 104 500 9.31 3.82 × 104 543 10.1 4.14 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 60.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 1.74 4950 50.0 1.93 5500 60.0 2.32 6600 70.0 2.70 7700 80.0 3.09 8800 90.0 3.47 9900 100 3.86 1.10 × 104 200 7.72 2.20 × 104 262 10.1 2.88 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 70.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 3.22 6740 50.0 3.58 7480 60.0 4.29 8980 70.0 5.01 1.05 × 104 80.0 5.72 1.20 × 104 90.0 6.44 1.35 × 104 100 7.15 1.50 × 104 141 10.1 2.11 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 80.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 5.49 8800 50.0 6.10 9770 60.0 7.32 1.17 × 104 70.0 8.54 1.37 × 104 80.0 9.76 1.56 × 104 82.8 10.1 1.62 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 45 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 45 lbf/ft) L = 90.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 45.0 8.79 1.11 × 104 50.0 9.77 1.24 × 104 51.7 10.1 1.28 × 104