Try our demo calculator belowSteel Beam Calculator

Welcome to Steel Beam Calculator

Are you a Building Surveyor, Building Designer, Architectural Technician, Architect or Engineer that needs a more efficient way to design steel beams?
Our online steel beam calculator will enable you to design steel beams quickly and easily.

Benefits of the steel beam calculator:
  • Great value for money, unlimited access from just £40.
  • 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.
  • Generates a detailed PDF report accepted by Building Control Departments.
  • Quick and easy to use.
  • Create Steel Beam Calculations from anywhere, from your PC, Mac, iPad or SmartPhone.
  • No software to download, it's all done from the website.
  • Free technical support provided.
  • 30 day money back guarantee, Try it risk free today.
  • Used by over 1,200 subscribers since January 2011, tried and trusted.
  • Steel Beam Calculator Ltd, UK registered company.

For more information get in touch today 01332 780322

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

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