# Types of Steel Beams

Cantilever Beam

If more than one point load and/or uniform load are acting on a cantilever beam - the resulting maximum moment at the fixed end A and the resulting maximum deflection at end B can be calculated by summarizing the maximum moment in A and maximum deflection in B for each point and/or uniform load.

Channels:

The structural channel, also known as a C-beam or Parallel Flange Channel (PFC), is a type of (usually structural steel) beam, used primarily in building construction and civil engineering.

Continuously Supported Beam

Due to the beams top flange beam supported by the concrete floor it is actually continuously restrained along its length, meaning that the section capacity is approximately equal to the member capacity, let us say 200kNm.

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Fixed Beam

A fixed beam is a beam which is built in such a way such that their end slopes remain zero. The other important property of this beam is that it is Kinematically determinate so in fixed beams you don't require any independent coordinate to describe the displaced geometry of the structure.

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H-Beam

The H-beam has wider flanges than an I-beam, but the I-beam has tapered edges. The width is the flange, and the height is the Web. The difference between both H-beams and I-beams is the flange by web ratio.

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I-Beam

An I-beam, also known as H-beam (for universal column, UC), w-beam (for "wide flange"), universal beam (UB), rolled steel joist (RSJ), or double-T (especially in Polish, Bulgarian, Spanish, Italian and German), is a beam with an I or H-shaped cross-section.

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Simply Supported Beam

A simply supported beam is a type of beam that has pinned supportat one end and roller support at the other end. Depending on the load applied, it undergoes shearing and bending. It is the one of the simplest structural elements in existence.

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W-Beam

American Wide Flange Beams - W Beam ... and static parameters of American Standard Steel Channels; American Wide Flange Beams - American Wide Flange Beams ...

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