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I beam design

  1. Apr 4, 2008 #1
    Where can I get a list of standard sizes for I beams? (Preferably in SI units, just to save me time)
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2008
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  3. Apr 4, 2008 #2


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    Did you try any of the reference sites like Engineer's Edge or EFunda?
  4. Apr 4, 2008 #3
    Thanks, I found what I was looking for.

    If you have two point loads equidistant from the centre, and a udl, such as;


    how do you calculate the deflection?
    Do you calculate deflection for the point loads, and the udl separately, then add the results together? (I just want to make sure there isn't a special equation I'm missing)
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2008
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