PS 500 2T3 - Steel Channel (1-5/8" x 1-5/8" x 14 ga.)


Elements of Section - PS 500 2T3
Area of Section
0.579in2
Wt./100 Ft.
197lb
 
Axis X-X
Axis Y-Y
Moment of Inertia (I)
0.117 in4
0.214 in4
Section Modulus (S)
0.143in3
0.264in3
Radius of Gyration (r)
0.449in
0.608in

Beam Loading - PS 500 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)
241,090 * 0.061,090 * 1,090 *1,090 *
36800 0.14800 800570
48600 0.25600 480320
60480 0.39410 310200
72400 0.57280 210140
84340 0.76210 160100
96300 1.00160 12080
108270 1.29130 9060
120240 1.57100 8050
*Load limited by spot weld shear.


Column Loading - PS 500 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 3,240 12,370 11,950 11,370 10,540
36 3,120 11,470 10,540 9,160 7,720
48 2,940 10,090 8,680 6,770 4,980
60 2,680 8,560 6,770 4,590 3,190
72 2,310 7,010 4,980 3,190 2,220
84 1,950 5,530 3,660 2,340 **
96 1,650 4,250 2,800 ** **
108 1,410 3,360 2,220 ** **