Angle Iron Deflection Calculator

Angle iron is a construction material constructed using a piece of structural iron or steel with the 'L' shaped cross section. It can be otherwise called as angle, angle bar, L bar, L beam. Use our online angle iron deflection calculator to calculate deflection for center load beam type by entering the modulus of elasticity of the iron(steel), load on beam, length of beam, moment of inertia of the L cross section of beam and choosing the support type as support or fixed at both ends.

Calculate Deflection for Center Load Beam Type

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Angle iron is a construction material constructed using a piece of structural iron or steel with the 'L' shaped cross section. It can be otherwise called as angle, angle bar, L bar, L beam. Use our online angle iron deflection calculator to calculate deflection for center load beam type by entering the modulus of elasticity of the iron(steel), load on beam, length of beam, moment of inertia of the L cross section of beam and choosing the support type as support or fixed at both ends.

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Formula:

Support at both ends: d = (w × L3) / (48 × E × I) Fixed at both ends: d = (w × L3) / (192 × E × I) Where, d = Deflection w = Load on Beam L= Length of Beam E = Modulus of Elasticity of the Iron(Steel) I = Moment of Inertia of the 'L' Cross Section of Beam

Example:

Calculate angle iron deflection of a beam fixed at both the ends with modulus of elasticity as 25 lb/inch2 for a load of 500 lb, length of 12 inch and moment of inertia of the L cross section of beam as 18 inch4.

Solution:

Deflection for Center Load Beam Type = (500 × 123) / (192 × 25 × 18)
= 40 inch


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