PS 520 - Steel Channel (1-5/8" x 13/16" x 12 ga.)


Elements of Section - PS 520
Area of Section
0.384in2
Wt./100 Ft.
131lb
 
Axis X-X
Axis Y-Y
Moment of Inertia (I)
0.031 in4
0.138 in4
Section Modulus (S)
0.064in3
0.170in3
Radius of Gyration (r)
0.283in
0.599in

Beam Loading - PS 520
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)
24540 0.11540 510340
36360 0.24300 220150
48270 0.43170 13080
60220 0.68110 8050
72180 0.9670 6040
84150 1.2760 4030
96130 1.6540 3020
108120 2.1630 2020
120110 2.7230 20NR
14490 3.8420 NRNR
16880 5.43NR NRNR
19270 7.09NR NRNR


Column Loading - PS 520
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 2,250 7,480 6,800 5,820 4,810
36 1,980 5,950 4,810 3,380 2,350
48 1,580 4,310 2,970 1,900 **
60 1,210 2,880 1,900 ** **
72 ** 2,000 ** ** **