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IN RESPONSE TO :  Robert Rollo

I have a building circa 1940 (toilet tank) with a colum and beam that i
can not locate section properties on.

Beam is 24inch deep, flange width approx 7.5-7.75 inches, thickness
approx 0.5-0.75.
Column is 8 inch deep, 8.125 flange width, with about 1/4 to 5/16 flange
thickness.
I think column is 8x8 (31lb), beam is big question mark.

This beam does not fit the American standard nor WF profiles in a 5th
edition AISC manual.  Does it fit anything from the 3rd or 4th edition
closer?

I CHECKED AN AISC PUBLICATION ENTITLED "IRON AND STEEL BEAMS, 1873 TO 1952.
THE CLOSEST MATCH I FOUND TO YOUR BEAM WAS PRODUCED BY CARNEGIE - ILLINOIS
STEEL CORPORATION. THIS DATA ORIGINALLY CAME FROM CARNEGIE'S 1934 CATALOG.
DEPTH = 24,  FLANGE WIDTH = 7.54,  W = 100 PLF,  A = 29.42,  WEB t = .68,
FLANGE t AT TOE OF FILLET = 1.24,  FLANGE t AT EDGE OF FLANGE = .64,  SLOPE
INSIDE FLANGE = 16.6%,  Ix= 2497.3,  Sx= 208.1, r(x) = 9.21,  Iy = 57.53,
Sy = 15.3  r(y) = 1.40
STRUCTURAL STEEL MINIMUM YIELD = 33000,  RIVET STEEL MINIMUM YIELD = 28000,
AISC ALLOWABLE STRESS = 20000.

I DID NOT FIND AN 8" X 8" COLUMN WITH A FLANGE AS THIN AS YOURS.  THE 4TH
EDITION OF AISC HAS THREE 8" X 8" COLUMNS  ALL HAVE A MEAN FLANGE THICKNESS
OF 7/16"

IF I CAN BE OF MORE HELP PLEASE CONTACT ME DIRECTLY WITH "ROGER" AS YOUR
SUBJECT MATTER.

Roger Davis
Architect
SDS Architects, Inc.