PS 400 2T3 - Steel Channel (1-5/8" x 2" x 12 ga.)


Elements of Section - PS 400 2T3
Area of Section
0.849in2
Wt./100 Ft.
288lb
 
Axis X-X
Axis Y-Y
Moment of Inertia (I)
0.255 in4
0.322 in4
Section Modulus (S)
0.255in3
0.396in3
Radius of Gyration (r)
0.548in
0.616in

Beam Loading - PS 400 2T3
Span
(in)
Max
Allow.
Uniform
Load
(lbs)
Defl at
Uniform
load
(in)
Uniform Loading
at Deflection
Span
/180
(lbs)
Span
240
(lbs)
Span
/360
(lbs)
242,140 * 0.052,140 * 2,140 *2,140 *
361,420 0.111,420 1,4201,240
481,070 0.201,070 1,040700
60850 0.32850 670450
72710 0.46620 460310
84610 0.63450 340230
96530 0.81350 260170
108470 1.03280 210140
120430 1.29220 170110
144360 1.86150 12080
168310 2.54110 9060
192270 3.3190 70NR
216240 4.1970 NRNR
240210 5.0360 NRNR
*Load limited by spot weld shear.
Note: Bearing load may govern capacity.


Column Loading - PS 400 2T3
Unbraced
Height
(in)
Allowable
Load at
Slot Face
(lbs)
Max Column Load
Applied at C.G.
K=0.65
(lbs)
K=0.80
(lbs)
K=1.0
(lbs)
K=1.2
(lbs)
24 4,720 18,310 17,840 17,300 16,760
36 4,640 17,360 16,760 15,260 13,610
48 4,470 16,280 14,720 12,460 10,170
60 4,230 14,590 12,460 9,610 6,980
72 3,930 12,750 10,170 6,980 4,840
84 3,520 10,880 7,990 5,130 3,560
96 3,070 9,050 6,130 3,920 **
108 2,690 7,340 4,840 3,100 **
120 2,360 5,940 3,920 ** **