Wide Flange Steel I Beam: W12 × 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 = 475 in4) for the W12 × 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: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 3.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 7.31 × 10-6 10.0 60.0 7.56 × 10-6 10.4 70.0 8.82 × 10-6 12.1 80.0 1.01 × 10-5 13.9 90.0 1.13 × 10-5 15.6 100 1.26 × 10-5 17.3 200 2.52 × 10-5 34.6 300 3.78 × 10-5 52.0 400 5.04 × 10-5 69.3 500 6.30 × 10-5 86.6 600 7.56 × 10-5 104 700 8.82 × 10-5 121 800 1.01 × 10-4 139 900 1.13 × 10-4 156 1000 1.26 × 10-4 173 2000 2.52 × 10-4 346 3000 3.78 × 10-4 520 4000 5.04 × 10-4 693 5000 6.30 × 10-4 866 6000 7.56 × 10-4 1040 7000 8.82 × 10-4 1210 8000 0.00101 1390 9000 0.00113 1560 1.00 × 104 0.00126 1730 2.00 × 104 0.00252 3460 3.00 × 104 0.00378 5200 4.00 × 104 0.00504 6930 5.00 × 104 0.00630 8660 6.00 × 104 0.00756 1.04 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.00882 1.21 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.0101 1.39 × 104 9.00 × 104 0.0113 1.56 × 104 1.00 × 105 0.0126 1.73 × 104 2.00 × 105 0.0252 3.46 × 104 3.00 × 105 0.0378 5.20 × 104 4.00 × 105 0.0504 6.93 × 104 5.00 × 105 0.0630 8.66 × 104 6.00 × 105 0.0756 1.04 × 105 7.00 × 105 0.0882 1.21 × 105 8.00 × 105 0.101 1.39 × 105 9.00 × 105 0.113 1.56 × 105 1.00 × 106 0.126 1.73 × 105 1.71 × 106 0.216 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 5.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 5.64 × 10-5 27.9 60.0 5.83 × 10-5 28.9 70.0 6.80 × 10-5 33.7 80.0 7.78 × 10-5 38.5 90.0 8.75 × 10-5 43.3 100 9.72 × 10-5 48.1 200 1.94 × 10-4 96.2 300 2.92 × 10-4 144 400 3.89 × 10-4 192 500 4.86 × 10-4 241 600 5.83 × 10-4 289 700 6.80 × 10-4 337 800 7.78 × 10-4 385 900 8.75 × 10-4 433 1000 9.72 × 10-4 481 2000 0.00194 962 3000 0.00292 1440 4000 0.00389 1920 5000 0.00486 2410 6000 0.00583 2890 7000 0.00680 3370 8000 0.00778 3850 9000 0.00875 4330 1.00 × 104 0.00972 4810 2.00 × 104 0.0194 9620 3.00 × 104 0.0292 1.44 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.0389 1.92 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.0486 2.41 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.0583 2.89 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.0680 3.37 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.0778 3.85 × 104 9.00 × 104 0.0875 4.33 × 104 1.00 × 105 0.0972 4.81 × 104 2.00 × 105 0.194 9.62 × 104 3.00 × 105 0.292 1.44 × 105 4.00 × 105 0.389 1.92 × 105 5.00 × 105 0.486 2.41 × 105 6.00 × 105 0.583 2.89 × 105 6.17 × 105 0.600 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 10.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 9.02 × 10-4 112 60.0 9.33 × 10-4 115 70.0 0.00109 135 80.0 0.00124 154 90.0 0.00140 173 100 0.00156 192 200 0.00311 385 300 0.00467 577 400 0.00622 770 500 0.00778 962 600 0.00933 1150 700 0.0109 1350 800 0.0124 1540 900 0.0140 1730 1000 0.0156 1920 2000 0.0311 3850 3000 0.0467 5770 4000 0.0622 7700 5000 0.0778 9620 6000 0.0933 1.15 × 104 7000 0.109 1.35 × 104 8000 0.124 1.54 × 104 9000 0.140 1.73 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.156 1.92 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.311 3.85 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.467 5.77 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.622 7.70 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.778 9.62 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.933 1.15 × 105 7.00 × 104 1.09 1.35 × 105 8.00 × 104 1.24 1.54 × 105 9.00 × 104 1.40 1.73 × 105 1.00 × 105 1.56 1.92 × 105 1.54 × 105 2.40 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 15.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.00457 251 60.0 0.00472 260 70.0 0.00551 303 80.0 0.00630 346 90.0 0.00709 390 100 0.00787 433 200 0.0157 866 300 0.0236 1300 400 0.0315 1730 500 0.0394 2170 600 0.0472 2600 700 0.0551 3030 800 0.0630 3460 900 0.0709 3900 1000 0.0787 4330 2000 0.157 8660 3000 0.236 1.30 × 104 4000 0.315 1.73 × 104 5000 0.394 2.17 × 104 6000 0.472 2.60 × 104 7000 0.551 3.03 × 104 8000 0.630 3.46 × 104 9000 0.709 3.90 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.787 4.33 × 104 2.00 × 104 1.57 8.66 × 104 3.00 × 104 2.36 1.30 × 105 4.00 × 104 3.15 1.73 × 105 5.00 × 104 3.94 2.17 × 105 6.00 × 104 4.72 2.60 × 105 6.86 × 104 5.40 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 20.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.0144 447 60.0 0.0149 462 70.0 0.0174 539 80.0 0.0199 616 90.0 0.0224 693 100 0.0249 770 200 0.0498 1540 300 0.0746 2310 400 0.0995 3080 500 0.124 3850 600 0.149 4620 700 0.174 5390 800 0.199 6160 900 0.224 6930 1000 0.249 7700 2000 0.498 1.54 × 104 3000 0.746 2.31 × 104 4000 0.995 3.08 × 104 5000 1.24 3.85 × 104 6000 1.49 4.62 × 104 7000 1.74 5.39 × 104 8000 1.99 6.16 × 104 9000 2.24 6.93 × 104 1.00 × 104 2.49 7.70 × 104 2.00 × 104 4.98 1.54 × 105 3.00 × 104 7.46 2.31 × 105 3.86 × 104 9.60 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 25.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.0352 698 60.0 0.0365 722 70.0 0.0425 842 80.0 0.0486 962 90.0 0.0547 1080 100 0.0608 1200 200 0.122 2410 300 0.182 3610 400 0.243 4810 500 0.304 6010 600 0.365 7220 700 0.425 8420 800 0.486 9620 900 0.547 1.08 × 104 1000 0.608 1.20 × 104 2000 1.22 2.41 × 104 3000 1.82 3.61 × 104 4000 2.43 4.81 × 104 5000 3.04 6.01 × 104 6000 3.65 7.22 × 104 7000 4.25 8.42 × 104 8000 4.86 9.62 × 104 9000 5.47 1.08 × 105 1.00 × 104 6.08 1.20 × 105 2.00 × 104 12.2 2.41 × 105 2.47 × 104 15.0 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 30.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.0731 1000 60.0 0.0756 1040 70.0 0.0882 1210 80.0 0.101 1390 90.0 0.113 1560 100 0.126 1730 200 0.252 3460 300 0.378 5200 400 0.504 6930 500 0.630 8660 600 0.756 1.04 × 104 700 0.882 1.21 × 104 800 1.01 1.39 × 104 900 1.13 1.56 × 104 1000 1.26 1.73 × 104 2000 2.52 3.46 × 104 3000 3.78 5.20 × 104 4000 5.04 6.93 × 104 5000 6.30 8.66 × 104 6000 7.56 1.04 × 105 7000 8.82 1.21 × 105 8000 10.1 1.39 × 105 9000 11.3 1.56 × 105 9680 12.2 1.68 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 40.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.231 1790 60.0 0.239 1850 70.0 0.279 2160 80.0 0.319 2460 90.0 0.358 2770 100 0.398 3080 200 0.796 6160 300 1.19 9240 400 1.59 1.23 × 104 500 1.99 1.54 × 104 600 2.39 1.85 × 104 700 2.79 2.16 × 104 800 3.19 2.46 × 104 900 3.58 2.77 × 104 1000 3.98 3.08 × 104 2000 7.96 6.16 × 104 3000 11.9 9.24 × 104 3060 12.2 9.43 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 50.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 0.564 2790 60.0 0.583 2890 70.0 0.680 3370 80.0 0.778 3850 90.0 0.875 4330 100 0.972 4810 200 1.94 9620 300 2.92 1.44 × 104 400 3.89 1.92 × 104 500 4.86 2.41 × 104 600 5.83 2.89 × 104 700 6.80 3.37 × 104 800 7.78 3.85 × 104 900 8.75 4.33 × 104 1000 9.72 4.81 × 104 1250 12.2 6.03 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 60.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 1.17 4020 60.0 1.21 4160 70.0 1.41 4850 80.0 1.61 5540 90.0 1.81 6240 100 2.02 6930 200 4.03 1.39 × 104 300 6.05 2.08 × 104 400 8.06 2.77 × 104 500 10.1 3.46 × 104 600 12.1 4.16 × 104 605 12.2 4.19 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 70.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 2.17 5470 60.0 2.24 5660 70.0 2.61 6600 80.0 2.99 7540 90.0 3.36 8490 100 3.73 9430 200 7.47 1.89 × 104 300 11.2 2.83 × 104 326 12.2 3.08 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 80.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 3.69 7140 60.0 3.82 7390 70.0 4.46 8620 80.0 5.10 9850 90.0 5.73 1.11 × 104 100 6.37 1.23 × 104 191 12.2 2.36 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 90.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 5.92 9040 60.0 6.12 9350 70.0 7.14 1.09 × 104 80.0 8.16 1.25 × 104 90.0 9.18 1.40 × 104 100 10.2 1.56 × 104 119 12.2 1.86 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W12 × 58 (Wide Flange 12 inch tall × 58 lbf/ft) L = 100 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 58.0 9.02 1.12 × 104 60.0 9.33 1.15 × 104 70.0 10.9 1.35 × 104 78.4 12.2 1.51 × 104