Properties - Universal Beams

Welcome to our Universal Beam properties page! Here you'll find properties for all UK Universal Beam steel sections described by the Steelwork Design Guide to BS5950-1:2000, Volume 1, Section Properties, Member Capacities, 7th Edition (also known as The Blue Book). Sort the table below according to any property and select a CAD file to download using the reference links in the left-most column.

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Section ReferenceSecond Moment of AreaRadius of GyrationElastic ModulusPlastic ModulusBuckling ParameterTorsional IndexWarping ConstantTorsional ConstantArea of Section
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838x292x176246000780033.15.9589053568108420.85646.513221224
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305x102x28537015512.22.0834830.540348.40.85937.40.03497.435.9
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203x133x2523403088.563.123046.225870.90.87725.60.02945.9632
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152x89x1683489.86.412.110920.212331.20.8919.60.00473.5620.3
127x76x1347355.75.351.8474.614.784.222.60.89516.30.0022.8516.5