Wide Flange Steel I Beam: W10 × 12

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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 = 53.8 in4) for the W10 × 12 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 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 3.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 1.33 × 10-5 14.9 20.0 2.22 × 10-5 24.8 30.0 3.34 × 10-5 37.2 40.0 4.45 × 10-5 49.5 50.0 5.56 × 10-5 61.9 60.0 6.67 × 10-5 74.3 70.0 7.79 × 10-5 86.7 80.0 8.90 × 10-5 99.1 90.0 1.00 × 10-4 111 100 1.11 × 10-4 124 200 2.22 × 10-4 248 300 3.34 × 10-4 372 400 4.45 × 10-4 495 500 5.56 × 10-4 619 600 6.67 × 10-4 743 700 7.79 × 10-4 867 800 8.90 × 10-4 991 900 0.00100 1110 1000 0.00111 1240 2000 0.00222 2480 3000 0.00334 3720 4000 0.00445 4950 5000 0.00556 6190 6000 0.00667 7430 7000 0.00779 8670 8000 0.00890 9910 9000 0.0100 1.11 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.0111 1.24 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.0222 2.48 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.0334 3.72 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.0445 4.95 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.0556 6.19 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.0667 7.43 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.0779 8.67 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.0890 9.91 × 104 9.00 × 104 0.100 1.11 × 105 1.00 × 105 0.111 1.24 × 105 2.00 × 105 0.222 2.48 × 105 2.40 × 105 0.267 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 5.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 1.03 × 10-4 41.3 20.0 1.72 × 10-4 68.8 30.0 2.57 × 10-4 103 40.0 3.43 × 10-4 138 50.0 4.29 × 10-4 172 60.0 5.15 × 10-4 206 70.0 6.01 × 10-4 241 80.0 6.87 × 10-4 275 90.0 7.72 × 10-4 310 100 8.58 × 10-4 344 200 0.00172 688 300 0.00257 1030 400 0.00343 1380 500 0.00429 1720 600 0.00515 2060 700 0.00601 2410 800 0.00687 2750 900 0.00772 3100 1000 0.00858 3440 2000 0.0172 6880 3000 0.0257 1.03 × 104 4000 0.0343 1.38 × 104 5000 0.0429 1.72 × 104 6000 0.0515 2.06 × 104 7000 0.0601 2.41 × 104 8000 0.0687 2.75 × 104 9000 0.0772 3.10 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.0858 3.44 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.172 6.88 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.257 1.03 × 105 4.00 × 104 0.343 1.38 × 105 5.00 × 104 0.429 1.72 × 105 6.00 × 104 0.515 2.06 × 105 7.00 × 104 0.601 2.41 × 105 8.00 × 104 0.687 2.75 × 105 8.64 × 104 0.741 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 10.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 0.00165 165 20.0 0.00275 275 30.0 0.00412 413 40.0 0.00549 550 50.0 0.00687 688 60.0 0.00824 826 70.0 0.00961 963 80.0 0.0110 1100 90.0 0.0124 1240 100 0.0137 1380 200 0.0275 2750 300 0.0412 4130 400 0.0549 5500 500 0.0687 6880 600 0.0824 8260 700 0.0961 9630 800 0.110 1.10 × 104 900 0.124 1.24 × 104 1000 0.137 1.38 × 104 2000 0.275 2.75 × 104 3000 0.412 4.13 × 104 4000 0.549 5.50 × 104 5000 0.687 6.88 × 104 6000 0.824 8.26 × 104 7000 0.961 9.63 × 104 8000 1.10 1.10 × 105 9000 1.24 1.24 × 105 1.00 × 104 1.37 1.38 × 105 2.00 × 104 2.75 2.75 × 105 2.16 × 104 2.96 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 15.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 0.00834 372 20.0 0.0139 619 30.0 0.0209 929 40.0 0.0278 1240 50.0 0.0348 1550 60.0 0.0417 1860 70.0 0.0487 2170 80.0 0.0556 2480 90.0 0.0626 2790 100 0.0695 3100 200 0.139 6190 300 0.209 9290 400 0.278 1.24 × 104 500 0.348 1.55 × 104 600 0.417 1.86 × 104 700 0.487 2.17 × 104 800 0.556 2.48 × 104 900 0.626 2.79 × 104 1000 0.695 3.10 × 104 2000 1.39 6.19 × 104 3000 2.09 9.29 × 104 4000 2.78 1.24 × 105 5000 3.48 1.55 × 105 6000 4.17 1.86 × 105 7000 4.87 2.17 × 105 8000 5.56 2.48 × 105 9000 6.26 2.79 × 105 9590 6.67 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 20.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 0.0264 660 20.0 0.0439 1100 30.0 0.0659 1650 40.0 0.0879 2200 50.0 0.110 2750 60.0 0.132 3300 70.0 0.154 3850 80.0 0.176 4400 90.0 0.198 4950 100 0.220 5500 200 0.439 1.10 × 104 300 0.659 1.65 × 104 400 0.879 2.20 × 104 500 1.10 2.75 × 104 600 1.32 3.30 × 104 700 1.54 3.85 × 104 800 1.76 4.40 × 104 900 1.98 4.95 × 104 1000 2.20 5.50 × 104 2000 4.39 1.10 × 105 3000 6.59 1.65 × 105 4000 8.79 2.20 × 105 4490 9.87 2.47 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 25.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 0.0644 1030 20.0 0.107 1720 30.0 0.161 2580 40.0 0.215 3440 50.0 0.268 4300 60.0 0.322 5160 70.0 0.375 6020 80.0 0.429 6880 90.0 0.483 7740 100 0.536 8600 200 1.07 1.72 × 104 300 1.61 2.58 × 104 400 2.15 3.44 × 104 500 2.68 4.30 × 104 600 3.22 5.16 × 104 700 3.75 6.02 × 104 800 4.29 6.88 × 104 900 4.83 7.74 × 104 1000 5.36 8.60 × 104 1840 9.87 1.58 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 30.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 0.133 1490 20.0 0.222 2480 30.0 0.334 3720 40.0 0.445 4950 50.0 0.556 6190 60.0 0.667 7430 70.0 0.779 8670 80.0 0.890 9910 90.0 1.00 1.11 × 104 100 1.11 1.24 × 104 200 2.22 2.48 × 104 300 3.34 3.72 × 104 400 4.45 4.95 × 104 500 5.56 6.19 × 104 600 6.67 7.43 × 104 700 7.79 8.67 × 104 800 8.90 9.91 × 104 887 9.87 1.10 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 40.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 0.422 2640 20.0 0.703 4400 30.0 1.05 6600 40.0 1.41 8810 50.0 1.76 1.10 × 104 60.0 2.11 1.32 × 104 70.0 2.46 1.54 × 104 80.0 2.81 1.76 × 104 90.0 3.16 1.98 × 104 100 3.52 2.20 × 104 200 7.03 4.40 × 104 281 9.87 6.18 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 50.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 1.03 4130 20.0 1.72 6880 30.0 2.57 1.03 × 104 40.0 3.43 1.38 × 104 50.0 4.29 1.72 × 104 60.0 5.15 2.06 × 104 70.0 6.01 2.41 × 104 80.0 6.87 2.75 × 104 90.0 7.72 3.10 × 104 100 8.58 3.44 × 104 115 9.87 3.96 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 60.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 2.14 5940 20.0 3.56 9910 30.0 5.34 1.49 × 104 40.0 7.12 1.98 × 104 50.0 8.90 2.48 × 104 55.5 9.87 2.75 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 70.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 3.96 8090 20.0 6.59 1.35 × 104 29.9 9.87 2.02 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 12 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 12 lbf/ft) L = 80.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 12.0 6.75 1.06 × 104 17.5 9.87 1.55 × 104