Wide Flange Steel I Beam: W8 × 58

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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 = 228 in4) for the W8 × 58 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: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 3.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 1.52 × 10-5 15.0 60.0 1.57 × 10-5 15.5 70.0 1.84 × 10-5 18.1 80.0 2.10 × 10-5 20.7 90.0 2.36 × 10-5 23.3 100 2.62 × 10-5 25.9 200 5.25 × 10-5 51.8 300 7.87 × 10-5 77.7 400 1.05 × 10-4 104 500 1.31 × 10-4 130 600 1.57 × 10-4 155 700 1.84 × 10-4 181 800 2.10 × 10-4 207 900 2.36 × 10-4 233 1000 2.62 × 10-4 259 2000 5.25 × 10-4 518 3000 7.87 × 10-4 777 4000 0.00105 1040 5000 0.00131 1300 6000 0.00157 1550 7000 0.00184 1810 8000 0.00210 2070 9000 0.00236 2330 1.00 × 104 0.00262 2590 2.00 × 104 0.00525 5180 3.00 × 104 0.00787 7770 4.00 × 104 0.0105 1.04 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.0131 1.30 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.0157 1.55 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.0184 1.81 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.0210 2.07 × 104 9.00 × 104 0.0236 2.33 × 104 1.00 × 105 0.0262 2.59 × 104 2.00 × 105 0.0525 5.18 × 104 3.00 × 105 0.0787 7.77 × 104 4.00 × 105 0.105 1.04 × 105 5.00 × 105 0.131 1.30 × 105 6.00 × 105 0.157 1.55 × 105 7.00 × 105 0.184 1.81 × 105 8.00 × 105 0.210 2.07 × 105 9.00 × 105 0.236 2.33 × 105 1.00 × 106 0.262 2.59 × 105 1.15 × 106 0.301 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 5.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 1.17 × 10-4 41.7 60.0 1.22 × 10-4 43.2 70.0 1.42 × 10-4 50.4 80.0 1.62 × 10-4 57.6 90.0 1.82 × 10-4 64.8 100 2.03 × 10-4 72.0 200 4.05 × 10-4 144 300 6.08 × 10-4 216 400 8.10 × 10-4 288 500 0.00101 360 600 0.00122 432 700 0.00142 504 800 0.00162 576 900 0.00182 648 1000 0.00203 720 2000 0.00405 1440 3000 0.00608 2160 4000 0.00810 2880 5000 0.0101 3600 6000 0.0122 4320 7000 0.0142 5040 8000 0.0162 5760 9000 0.0182 6480 1.00 × 104 0.0203 7200 2.00 × 104 0.0405 1.44 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.0608 2.16 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.0810 2.88 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.101 3.60 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.122 4.32 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.142 5.04 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.162 5.76 × 104 9.00 × 104 0.182 6.48 × 104 1.00 × 105 0.203 7.20 × 104 2.00 × 105 0.405 1.44 × 105 3.00 × 105 0.608 2.16 × 105 4.00 × 105 0.810 2.88 × 105 4.13 × 105 0.836 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 10.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.00188 167 60.0 0.00194 173 70.0 0.00227 201 80.0 0.00259 230 90.0 0.00292 259 100 0.00324 288 200 0.00648 576 300 0.00972 863 400 0.0130 1150 500 0.0162 1440 600 0.0194 1730 700 0.0227 2010 800 0.0259 2300 900 0.0292 2590 1000 0.0324 2880 2000 0.0648 5760 3000 0.0972 8630 4000 0.130 1.15 × 104 5000 0.162 1.44 × 104 6000 0.194 1.73 × 104 7000 0.227 2.01 × 104 8000 0.259 2.30 × 104 9000 0.292 2.59 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.324 2.88 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.648 5.76 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.972 8.63 × 104 4.00 × 104 1.30 1.15 × 105 5.00 × 104 1.62 1.44 × 105 6.00 × 104 1.94 1.73 × 105 7.00 × 104 2.27 2.01 × 105 8.00 × 104 2.59 2.30 × 105 9.00 × 104 2.92 2.59 × 105 1.00 × 105 3.24 2.88 × 105 1.03 × 105 3.34 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 15.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.00951 376 60.0 0.00984 389 70.0 0.0115 453 80.0 0.0131 518 90.0 0.0148 583 100 0.0164 648 200 0.0328 1300 300 0.0492 1940 400 0.0656 2590 500 0.0820 3240 600 0.0984 3890 700 0.115 4530 800 0.131 5180 900 0.148 5830 1000 0.164 6480 2000 0.328 1.30 × 104 3000 0.492 1.94 × 104 4000 0.656 2.59 × 104 5000 0.820 3.24 × 104 6000 0.984 3.89 × 104 7000 1.15 4.53 × 104 8000 1.31 5.18 × 104 9000 1.48 5.83 × 104 1.00 × 104 1.64 6.48 × 104 2.00 × 104 3.28 1.30 × 105 3.00 × 104 4.92 1.94 × 105 4.00 × 104 6.56 2.59 × 105 4.59 × 104 7.52 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 20.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.0301 668 60.0 0.0311 691 70.0 0.0363 806 80.0 0.0415 921 90.0 0.0467 1040 100 0.0518 1150 200 0.104 2300 300 0.156 3450 400 0.207 4610 500 0.259 5760 600 0.311 6910 700 0.363 8060 800 0.415 9210 900 0.467 1.04 × 104 1000 0.518 1.15 × 104 2000 1.04 2.30 × 104 3000 1.56 3.45 × 104 4000 2.07 4.61 × 104 5000 2.59 5.76 × 104 6000 3.11 6.91 × 104 7000 3.63 8.06 × 104 8000 4.15 9.21 × 104 9000 4.67 1.04 × 105 1.00 × 104 5.18 1.15 × 105 1.69 × 104 8.75 1.94 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 25.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.0734 1040 60.0 0.0759 1080 70.0 0.0886 1260 80.0 0.101 1440 90.0 0.114 1620 100 0.127 1800 200 0.253 3600 300 0.380 5400 400 0.506 7200 500 0.633 8990 600 0.759 1.08 × 104 700 0.886 1.26 × 104 800 1.01 1.44 × 104 900 1.14 1.62 × 104 1000 1.27 1.80 × 104 2000 2.53 3.60 × 104 3000 3.80 5.40 × 104 4000 5.06 7.20 × 104 5000 6.33 8.99 × 104 6000 7.59 1.08 × 105 6910 8.75 1.24 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 30.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.152 1500 60.0 0.157 1550 70.0 0.184 1810 80.0 0.210 2070 90.0 0.236 2330 100 0.262 2590 200 0.525 5180 300 0.787 7770 400 1.05 1.04 × 104 500 1.31 1.30 × 104 600 1.57 1.55 × 104 700 1.84 1.81 × 104 800 2.10 2.07 × 104 900 2.36 2.33 × 104 1000 2.62 2.59 × 104 2000 5.25 5.18 × 104 3000 7.87 7.77 × 104 3330 8.75 8.64 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 40.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.481 2670 60.0 0.498 2760 70.0 0.581 3220 80.0 0.664 3680 90.0 0.746 4140 100 0.829 4610 200 1.66 9210 300 2.49 1.38 × 104 400 3.32 1.84 × 104 500 4.15 2.30 × 104 600 4.98 2.76 × 104 700 5.81 3.22 × 104 800 6.64 3.68 × 104 900 7.46 4.14 × 104 1000 8.29 4.61 × 104 1050 8.75 4.86 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 50.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 1.17 4170 60.0 1.22 4320 70.0 1.42 5040 80.0 1.62 5760 90.0 1.82 6480 100 2.03 7200 200 4.05 1.44 × 104 300 6.08 2.16 × 104 400 8.10 2.88 × 104 432 8.75 3.11 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 60.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 2.44 6010 60.0 2.52 6220 70.0 2.94 7250 80.0 3.36 8290 90.0 3.78 9330 100 4.20 1.04 × 104 200 8.40 2.07 × 104 208 8.75 2.16 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 70.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 4.51 8180 60.0 4.67 8460 70.0 5.45 9870 80.0 6.22 1.13 × 104 90.0 7.00 1.27 × 104 100 7.78 1.41 × 104 112 8.75 1.59 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W8 × 58 (Wide Flange 8 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 80.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 7.70 1.07 × 104 60.0 7.96 1.11 × 104 65.9 8.75 1.21 × 104