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Table 2: Available Strength in Axial Compression, kips

F y (ksi) =

50

Shape
lb/ft

W14x
873h

Effective length, KL (ft), with respect to least radius of gyration, rz

W21x
248

275h

223

P n / Ωc

cP n

P n / Ωc

cP n

P n / Ωc

cP n

P n / Ωc

cP n

P n / Ωc

cP n

ASD

LRFD

ASD

LRFD

ASD

LRFD

ASD

LRFD

ASD

LRFD

0

7690

11600

7130

10700

2430

3650

2190

3290

1970

2960

11
12
13
14
15

7300
7220
7140
7060
6970

11000
10900
10700
10600
10500

6750
6680
6600
6520
6440

10100
10000
9920
9800
9680

2130
2080
2020
1960
1900

3200
3120
3040
2950
2860

1920
1870
1820
1760
1710

2880
2810
2730
2650
2570

1720
1670
1630
1580
1530

2580
2520
2450
2370
2300

16
17
18
19
20

6880
6780
6680
6570
6460

10300
10200
10000
9870
9700

6350
6250
6160
6050
5950

9540
9400
9250
9100
8940

1840
1780
1710
1640
1570

2760
2670
2570
2470
2370

1650
1590
1530
1470
1410

2480
2400
2300
2210
2120

1480
1420
1370
1310
1260

2220
2140
2050
1970
1890

22
24
26
28
30

6220
5980
5720
5460
5190

9350
8980
8600
8200
7790

5730
5490
5250
5000
4750

8610
8260
7890
7520
7130

1440
1300
1170
1040
916

2160
1960
1760
1560
1380

1290
1160
1040
925
813

1930
1750
1570
1390
1220

1140
1030
921
816
714

1720
1550
1380
1230
1070

32
34
36
38
40

4910
4630
4360
4080
3810

7380
6970
6550
6140
5730

4490
4230
3970
3710
3460

6750
6350
5970
5580
5200

805
713
636
571
515

1210
1070
956
858
775

715
633
565
507
457

1070
951
849
762
687

628
556
496
445
402

944
836
746
669
604

42
44
46
48
50

3550
3290
3040
2800
2580

5340
4950
4570
4200
3870

3210
2970
2740
2510
2320

4830
467
4470
426
4110
390
3780
358
3480
330
Properties

703
640
586
538
496

415
378
346
318
293

623
568
520
477
440

365
332
304
279
257

548
499
457
419
387

Design

A g , in. 2
4
I x , in.
I y , in. 4
r y , in.
r x /r y

808h

257
18200
6170
4.90
1.72

238
16000
5550
4.83
1.70

81.0
7630
790
3.12
3.11

h

Flange thickness is greater than 2 in. Special requirements may apply per AISC
Specification Section A3.1c.

c =

73.1
6770
701
3.10
3.11

65.7
6010
616
3.06
3.12

ASD

LRFD
1.67

c =

0.9

86 4.93 193 56600 2870 3.90 236 64800 4210 4. in.Shape lb/ft W36x 925 Effective length.26 3. with respect to least radius of gyration.93 213 57300 3700 4. 2 I x . in.9 .17 3. c = 1.43 ASD LRFD h Flange thickness is greater than 2 in. rz 853h cP n P n / Ωc Design A g .22 3. KL (ft). in.67 c = 0. r x /r y h 802h cP n P n / Ωc W40x 655h 723h cP n P n / Ωc P n / Ωc cP n P n / Ωc cP n ASD LRFD ASD LRFD ASD LRFD ASD LRFD ASD LRFD 0 8140 12200 7510 11300 7070 10600 6380 9590 5780 8690 11 12 13 14 15 7590 7490 7380 7270 7150 11400 11300 11100 10900 10700 7010 6920 6820 6710 6600 10500 10400 10200 10100 9930 6580 6490 6400 6290 6190 9890 9750 9610 9460 9300 5930 5840 5760 5660 5560 8910 8780 8650 8510 8360 5300 5220 5130 5030 4930 7970 7840 7710 7560 7410 16 17 18 19 20 7020 6890 6750 6610 6460 10600 10400 10100 9930 9710 6490 6370 6240 6110 5970 9750 9570 9380 9180 8980 6070 5960 5840 5710 5580 9130 8950 8770 8580 8390 5460 5350 5240 5120 5000 8210 8040 7880 7700 7520 4820 4710 4590 4480 4350 7250 7080 6900 6730 6540 22 24 26 28 30 6150 5830 5500 5170 4830 9250 8770 8270 7770 7260 5690 5400 5100 4790 4480 8550 8110 7660 7200 6730 5310 5030 4740 4450 4150 7980 7560 7130 6690 6240 4760 4500 4230 3970 3700 7150 6760 6360 5960 5550 4100 3840 3580 3320 3060 6170 5780 5380 4990 4590 32 34 36 38 40 4500 4170 3840 3530 3220 6760 6260 5770 5300 4840 4170 3870 3570 3280 3000 6270 5810 5360 4930 4500 3860 3570 3290 3010 2750 5800 5370 4940 4530 4130 3430 3160 2910 2660 2410 5150 4760 4370 3990 3630 2800 2550 2310 2070 1870 4210 3830 3470 3120 2810 42 44 46 48 50 2920 2660 2440 2240 2060 4390 4000 3660 3360 3100 2720 2480 2270 2080 1920 4090 2490 3730 2270 3410 2080 3130 1910 2890 1760 Properties 3740 3410 3120 2870 2640 2190 1990 1830 1680 1540 3290 3000 2740 2520 2320 1700 1550 1420 1300 1200 2550 2330 2130 1950 1800 272 72900 4940 4. r y . Special requirements may apply per AISC Specification Section A3.28 3. 4 4 I y .85 251 69900 4600 4. in.1c.