PS 300 - Steel Channel (1-5/8" x 1-3/8" x 12 ga.)


Elements of Section - PS 300
Area of Section
0.500in2
Wt./100 Ft.
170lb
 
Axis X-X
Axis Y-Y
Moment of Inertia (I)
0.120 in4
0.203 in4
Section Modulus (S)
0.153in3
0.250in3
Radius of Gyration (r)
0.489in
0.638in

Beam Loading - PS 300
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)
241,280 0.071,280 1,2801,280
36850 0.15850 850580
48640 0.26640 490330
60510 0.41420 310210
72430 0.59290 220150
84370 0.81210 160110
96320 1.05160 12080
108280 1.30130 10060
120260 1.66100 8050
144210 2.3270 5040
168180 3.1550 4030
192160 4.1840 30NR
216140 5.21NR NRNR
240130 6.64NR NRNR
Note: Bearing load may govern capacity.
NR - Not Recommended


Column Loading - PS 300
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 3,180 9,690 8,980 8,050 7,210
36 2,920 8,160 7,210 6,130 5,240
48 2,590 6,820 5,810 4,730 3,860
60 2,300 5,740 4,730 3,690 2,990
72 2,040 4,850 3,860 2,990 2,270
84 1,830 4,100 3,240 2,400 **
96 1,650 3,530 2,770 1,840 **
108 1,450 3,080 2,270 ** **
120 1,250 2,710 1,840 ** **