Try our demo calculator belowSteel Beam Calculator

Do you need a quick way to get your steel beam calculations?

Use this online steel beam calculator to get your steel beam calculations in just minutes!

Benefits of the steel beam calculator:
  • Great value for money, from just £40.
  • Generates a detailed PDF report accepted by Building Control Departments.
  • Free telephone and email support from our friendly team.
  • Try it risk-free today with our 30 day money back guarantee.
  • Create Steel Beam Calculations from anywhere, from your PC, Mac, iPad and smartphone.
  • No software to download, it's all done online.
  • Used by over 2,000 subscribers since January 2011, tried and trusted.
  • Designs in accordance with the most advanced Eurocodes, which in some instances can reduce
    steel requirements by over a quarter when compared to British Standards.

For more information get in touch today 01332 410066

Used and trusted by

  • North Lincolnshire Council
  • Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
  • Middlesborough District Council
  • Forest Heath District Council

Below is a demo version of our Steel Beam Calculator with a beam span length fixed at 1m which you can try out for free, our full version is available for a small subscription fee and allows users to design beams up to 10m in length, you can sign up for the full version here.

Enter Beam Details

1.1 Enter steel beam span length

This free version is fixed at 1m. The full version allows precise sizes up to 10m

1.2 Select steel beam size (Universal Beams)

The list above is showing Universal Beams to BS4 Part 1 1993, you can also switch to Universal Columns or Parallel Flange Channels

If you're not sure what beam size to choose, use the auto beam select feature below

Enter Load Details

Safety Factors

3.1 Variable load safety factor

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Recommended: 1.5

3.2 Permanent load safety factor

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Recommended: 1.35

4.1 Is beam fully restrained along its full length?

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4.2 Length between lateral restraints

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Usually same as beam span length
Deflection Limits

5.1 Variable load deflection limit

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Usually Span / 360

5.2 Total variable and permanent load deflection limit

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Usually Span / 200 has a Shopper Approved rating of 4.7/5 based on 281 ratings and reviews