The steel beam dimensions for the C3x5 section can be seen in the table. The depth of the section is 3 in. The width of the section is 1.5 in.
|Top Width||1.5 in|
|Top Thickness||0.273 in|
|Bottom Width||1.5 in|
|Bottom Thickness||0.273 in|
|Web Thickness||0.258 in|
|Fillet Radius||0.415 in|
C3x5 Section Properties
The C3x5 section has an area of 1.47in2. The below table outlines the C3x5 section properties including the torsion constant as well as moment of inertia and plastic modulus properties.
|A||J||Iyp||Izp||Alpha||Cy||Cz||Iw||Plastic Mod Yp||Plastic Mod Xp|
|1.47 in2||0.04 in4||0.24 in4||1.85 in4||0 deg||0 in||0.44 in||0.38 in6||0.46 in3||1.52 in3|
Materials and Design Standards C3x5
This section is typically designed using the design standard AISC 360-16 LRFD and is manufactured using a hot rolled process as it is a steel section.
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