Wide Flange Steel I Beam: W10 × 17

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For a simply supported beam in three equal spans, we compute the displacement at the middle of the first and the third spans, and the maximum normal stress occuring at the second and third supports of the beam.
The tabulated data listed in this page are calculated based on the area moment of inertia (Ixx = 81.9 in4) for the W10 × 17 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 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 3.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 6.49 × 10-6 11.3 20.0 7.63 × 10-6 13.3 30.0 1.14 × 10-5 20.0 40.0 1.53 × 10-5 26.7 50.0 1.91 × 10-5 33.3 60.0 2.29 × 10-5 40.0 70.0 2.67 × 10-5 46.7 80.0 3.05 × 10-5 53.3 90.0 3.43 × 10-5 60.0 100 3.82 × 10-5 66.7 200 7.63 × 10-5 133 300 1.14 × 10-4 200 400 1.53 × 10-4 267 500 1.91 × 10-4 333 600 2.29 × 10-4 400 700 2.67 × 10-4 467 800 3.05 × 10-4 533 900 3.43 × 10-4 600 1000 3.82 × 10-4 667 2000 7.63 × 10-4 1330 3000 0.00114 2000 4000 0.00153 2670 5000 0.00191 3330 6000 0.00229 4000 7000 0.00267 4670 8000 0.00305 5330 9000 0.00343 6000 1.00 × 104 0.00382 6670 2.00 × 104 0.00763 1.33 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.0114 2.00 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.0153 2.67 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.0191 3.33 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.0229 4.00 × 104 7.00 × 104 0.0267 4.67 × 104 8.00 × 104 0.0305 5.33 × 104 9.00 × 104 0.0343 6.00 × 104 1.00 × 105 0.0382 6.67 × 104 2.00 × 105 0.0763 1.33 × 105 3.00 × 105 0.114 2.00 × 105 4.00 × 105 0.153 2.67 × 105 4.46 × 105 0.170 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 5.00 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 5.00 × 10-5 31.5 20.0 5.89 × 10-5 37.0 30.0 8.83 × 10-5 55.5 40.0 1.18 × 10-4 74.1 50.0 1.47 × 10-4 92.6 60.0 1.77 × 10-4 111 70.0 2.06 × 10-4 130 80.0 2.36 × 10-4 148 90.0 2.65 × 10-4 167 100 2.94 × 10-4 185 200 5.89 × 10-4 370 300 8.83 × 10-4 555 400 0.00118 741 500 0.00147 926 600 0.00177 1110 700 0.00206 1300 800 0.00236 1480 900 0.00265 1670 1000 0.00294 1850 2000 0.00589 3700 3000 0.00883 5550 4000 0.0118 7410 5000 0.0147 9260 6000 0.0177 1.11 × 104 7000 0.0206 1.30 × 104 8000 0.0236 1.48 × 104 9000 0.0265 1.67 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.0294 1.85 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.0589 3.70 × 104 3.00 × 104 0.0883 5.55 × 104 4.00 × 104 0.118 7.41 × 104 5.00 × 104 0.147 9.26 × 104 6.00 × 104 0.177 1.11 × 105 7.00 × 104 0.206 1.30 × 105 8.00 × 104 0.236 1.48 × 105 9.00 × 104 0.265 1.67 × 105 1.00 × 105 0.294 1.85 × 105 1.60 × 105 0.472 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 10.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 8.01 × 10-4 126 20.0 9.42 × 10-4 148 30.0 0.00141 222 40.0 0.00188 296 50.0 0.00236 370 60.0 0.00283 444 70.0 0.00330 518 80.0 0.00377 593 90.0 0.00424 667 100 0.00471 741 200 0.00942 1480 300 0.0141 2220 400 0.0188 2960 500 0.0236 3700 600 0.0283 4440 700 0.0330 5180 800 0.0377 5930 900 0.0424 6670 1000 0.0471 7410 2000 0.0942 1.48 × 104 3000 0.141 2.22 × 104 4000 0.188 2.96 × 104 5000 0.236 3.70 × 104 6000 0.283 4.44 × 104 7000 0.330 5.18 × 104 8000 0.377 5.93 × 104 9000 0.424 6.67 × 104 1.00 × 104 0.471 7.41 × 104 2.00 × 104 0.942 1.48 × 105 3.00 × 104 1.41 2.22 × 105 4.00 × 104 1.88 2.96 × 105 4.01 × 104 1.89 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 15.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 0.00405 283 20.0 0.00477 333 30.0 0.00715 500 40.0 0.00954 667 50.0 0.0119 833 60.0 0.0143 1000 70.0 0.0167 1170 80.0 0.0191 1330 90.0 0.0215 1500 100 0.0238 1670 200 0.0477 3330 300 0.0715 5000 400 0.0954 6670 500 0.119 8330 600 0.143 10000 700 0.167 1.17 × 104 800 0.191 1.33 × 104 900 0.215 1.50 × 104 1000 0.238 1.67 × 104 2000 0.477 3.33 × 104 3000 0.715 5.00 × 104 4000 0.954 6.67 × 104 5000 1.19 8.33 × 104 6000 1.43 1.00 × 105 7000 1.67 1.17 × 105 8000 1.91 1.33 × 105 9000 2.15 1.50 × 105 1.00 × 104 2.38 1.67 × 105 1.78 × 104 4.25 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 20.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 0.0128 504 20.0 0.0151 593 30.0 0.0226 889 40.0 0.0301 1190 50.0 0.0377 1480 60.0 0.0452 1780 70.0 0.0528 2070 80.0 0.0603 2370 90.0 0.0678 2670 100 0.0754 2960 200 0.151 5930 300 0.226 8890 400 0.301 1.19 × 104 500 0.377 1.48 × 104 600 0.452 1.78 × 104 700 0.528 2.07 × 104 800 0.603 2.37 × 104 900 0.678 2.67 × 104 1000 0.754 2.96 × 104 2000 1.51 5.93 × 104 3000 2.26 8.89 × 104 4000 3.01 1.19 × 105 5000 3.77 1.48 × 105 6000 4.52 1.78 × 105 7000 5.28 2.07 × 105 8000 6.03 2.37 × 105 9000 6.78 2.67 × 105 1.00 × 104 7.54 2.96 × 105 1.00 × 104 7.56 2.97 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 25.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 0.0313 787 20.0 0.0368 926 30.0 0.0552 1390 40.0 0.0736 1850 50.0 0.0920 2310 60.0 0.110 2780 70.0 0.129 3240 80.0 0.147 3700 90.0 0.166 4170 100 0.184 4630 200 0.368 9260 300 0.552 1.39 × 104 400 0.736 1.85 × 104 500 0.920 2.31 × 104 600 1.10 2.78 × 104 700 1.29 3.24 × 104 800 1.47 3.70 × 104 900 1.66 4.17 × 104 1000 1.84 4.63 × 104 2000 3.68 9.26 × 104 3000 5.52 1.39 × 105 4000 7.36 1.85 × 105 5000 9.20 2.31 × 105 5490 10.1 2.54 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 30.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 0.0649 1130 20.0 0.0763 1330 30.0 0.114 2000 40.0 0.153 2670 50.0 0.191 3330 60.0 0.229 4000 70.0 0.267 4670 80.0 0.305 5330 90.0 0.343 6000 100 0.382 6670 200 0.763 1.33 × 104 300 1.14 2.00 × 104 400 1.53 2.67 × 104 500 1.91 3.33 × 104 600 2.29 4.00 × 104 700 2.67 4.67 × 104 800 3.05 5.33 × 104 900 3.43 6.00 × 104 1000 3.82 6.67 × 104 2000 7.63 1.33 × 105 2650 10.1 1.77 × 105
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 40.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 0.205 2010 20.0 0.241 2370 30.0 0.362 3560 40.0 0.482 4740 50.0 0.603 5930 60.0 0.724 7110 70.0 0.844 8300 80.0 0.965 9480 90.0 1.09 1.07 × 104 100 1.21 1.19 × 104 200 2.41 2.37 × 104 300 3.62 3.56 × 104 400 4.82 4.74 × 104 500 6.03 5.93 × 104 600 7.24 7.11 × 104 700 8.44 8.30 × 104 800 9.65 9.48 × 104 838 10.1 9.94 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 50.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 0.500 3150 20.0 0.589 3700 30.0 0.883 5550 40.0 1.18 7410 50.0 1.47 9260 60.0 1.77 1.11 × 104 70.0 2.06 1.30 × 104 80.0 2.36 1.48 × 104 90.0 2.65 1.67 × 104 100 2.94 1.85 × 104 200 5.89 3.70 × 104 300 8.83 5.55 × 104 343 10.1 6.36 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 60.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 1.04 4530 20.0 1.22 5330 30.0 1.83 8000 40.0 2.44 1.07 × 104 50.0 3.05 1.33 × 104 60.0 3.66 1.60 × 104 70.0 4.27 1.87 × 104 80.0 4.88 2.13 × 104 90.0 5.49 2.40 × 104 100 6.10 2.67 × 104 166 10.1 4.42 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 70.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 1.92 6170 20.0 2.26 7260 30.0 3.39 1.09 × 104 40.0 4.52 1.45 × 104 50.0 5.65 1.81 × 104 60.0 6.79 2.18 × 104 70.0 7.92 2.54 × 104 80.0 9.05 2.90 × 104 89.4 10.1 3.24 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 80.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 3.28 8060 20.0 3.86 9480 30.0 5.79 1.42 × 104 40.0 7.72 1.90 × 104 50.0 9.65 2.37 × 104 52.4 10.1 2.48 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 90.0 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 5.25 1.02 × 104 20.0 6.18 1.20 × 104 30.0 9.27 1.80 × 104 32.7 10.1 1.96 × 104
 Steel I Beam: W10 × 17 (Wide Flange 10 inch tall × 17 lbf/ft) L = 100 ft (lbf/ft) (in) (psi) 17.0 8.01 1.26 × 104 20.0 9.42 1.48 × 104 21.5 10.1 1.59 × 104