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I have a steel beam in my house 12' the two sides are 6"

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I have a steel beam in my house 12' long the two sides are 6" wide and the steel is 1/4" thick. I'd like to know how to calculate the weight of this beam please
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Structural Engineer: walkereng, Consultant replied 2 years ago

Sorry for the delay.

Can you get me the following dimensions to the nearest 1/8":

1. Beam depth

2. Beam flange width

3. Beam flange thickness

With these numbers, I can look up the closest beam in the AISC tables and get you a beam weight.

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