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


Elements of Section - PS 400
Area of Section
0.424in2
Wt./100 Ft.
144lb
 
Axis X-X
Axis Y-Y
Moment of Inertia (I)
0.053 in4
0.161 in4
Section Modulus (S)
0.092in3
0.198in3
Radius of Gyration (r)
0.354in
0.616in

Beam Loading - PS 400
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)
24770 0.09770 770580
36510 0.20510 390260
48380 0.35290 220150
60310 0.56190 14090
72260 0.80130 10060
84220 1.0890 7050
96190 1.3970 5040
108170 1.7860 4030
120150 2.1550 3020
144130 3.2230 2020
168110 4.32NR NRNR
192100 5.87NR NRNR
21690 7.52NR NRNR
Note: Bearing load may govern capacity.
NR - Not Recommended


Column Loading - PS 400
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 2,620 8,280 7,760 7,140 6,580
36 2,470 7,210 6,580 5,310 4,030
48 2,180 6,200 4,870 3,280 2,280
60 1,770 4,760 3,280 2,100 **
72 1,420 3,450 2,280 ** **
84 1,150 2,530 1,670 ** **
96 ** 1,940 ** ** **