Steel Construction Manual Shapes Database
The AISC Shapes Database has been updated and several improvements have been made. The AISC Shapes Database V14.0 replaces V13.2 and provides electronic access to dimensions and properties of W-, M-, S-, and HP-shapes, channels (C- and MC-shapes), angles (L- and 2L-shapes), tees (WT-, ST-, and MT-shapes), hollow structural sections (HSS) and pipe (P, PX and PXX), as given in the AISC Steel Construction Manual, 14th Edition. U.S. customary and metric units are included.
Major improvements in V14.0 include:
- Addition of new HP, C, MC and 2L shapes
- Addition of seven new single angle properties: Iw, SwA, SwB, SwC, SzA, SzB, SzC
- Addition of slenderness ratio, b/t, for single angles
- Addition of torsional properties for C and MC: Wno, Sw, Qf, Qw
- Addition of rts and ho for W shapes
- Addition of perimeter parameters PA and PB for W shapes
- Every property is now also available in metric units
The AISC Shapes Database V14.0H (Historic) provides electronic access to dimensions and properties of shapes published in the AISC Manual since the 5th edition, and shapes from before that era as originally published in the book Iron and Steel Beams 1873-1952 (the predecessor to AISC Design Guide 15, AISC Rehabilitation and Retrofit Guide). Thus, this database is the compilation of all of the structural steel shape dimensions and properties recorded by AISC from the year 1873 to 2005.
Please review the Read Me File, which provides important background information to the database and historic database. It contains descriptions for all the dimensions and property headings and it also has figures and references for additional aid.
Please refer to the disclaimer posted on the "Notes" sheet of the current and historic Shapes Databases for limitations on the use of these files.
NOTE:The files below are zipped. To access either database, click on the appropriate link, save the file on your computer, unzip it, and open the unzipped file with Microsoft Excel. If you do not have WinZip installed on you computer you may download a free evaluation copy directly from winzip.com.
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