( Reaffirmed 1996


Indian Standard

First Reprint MAY 1996



@ BIS 1991






October 1991

Price Group 1

. This standard was first published in 1962. column. observed or calculated. in view manufacturing and trade practices followed in the country in this field. The number of significant places retainedin the rounded off value should be the same as that of the specified value in this standard. expressing the results of a test or analysis. the final value. IS 808 : 1989 ‘Dimensions for hot rolled steel beam. In this revision apart from general updating. For the purpose of deciding whether a particular requirement of this standard is complied with. the Sectional Committee kept tion of channels has been modified. the designaIn the preparation of this standard. shall be rounded off in accordance with IS 2 : 1960 ‘Rules for rounding Off numerical values ( revised)‘. channel and angle sections ( third revision )’ covers channel sections meant for structural application.Structural Sections Sectional Committee. after the draft finalized by the Structural Sections Sectional Committee had been approved by the Civil Engineering Division Council. Channel sections for use in Posts and Telegraphs Department and for general use as gate channels have been covered in this standard. CED 8 FOREWORD This Indian Standard ( First Revision ) was adopted by the Bureau of Indian Standards.

Sectional properties of the channel sections have also been given in Table 1 for information. 3. 4 SYMBOLS Letter symbols used in this standard have been indicated in the figure in Table 1.2 Tolerances The rolling and cutting tolerances of the channel sections shall be as stipulated in IS 1852 : 1985. Modulus Y-Y axis of section ~about the il. 3 TERMINOLOGY 3... and at right angles to the Y-Y axis.2 X-X Axis .= Radius of gyration a X-X axis Radius of gyration h about the about the cxx=eu=_ 5 DESIGNATION 3.1 Y-Y Axis .A line passing through the centre of gravity of the profile of the section. 2 REFERENCES The Indian Standard 1852 : 1985 ‘Specification for rolling and cutting tolerances for hot rolled steel products (fourth revision )’ is a necessary adjunct to this standard. .1 The nominal dimensions and mass of channel sections shall be as given in Table 1.in kg/m = ( 0’785 a ) Lx = Moment of inertia about the X-X axis ZyI = Moment of inertia about the Y-Y axis 2 Hot rolled steel channel sections conforming to this standard shall be designated by the letters CHG followed by a figure denoting the depth of the channel in mm.0 For the purpose of this standard definitions shall apply.IS 3954:1991 Indian Standard HOT ROLLED STEEL CHANNEL SECTIONS FOR GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSESDIMENSIONS (First Revision ) 1 SCOPE This standard lays down the nominal dimensions.A line parallel to the axis of the web of the section and passing through the centre of gravity of the profile of the section. 1 . = zt = Modulus X-X axis zyy of section about the clvy = cy. 6 DIMENSIONS AND SECTIONAL PROPERTIES 6. mass-and sectional properties of hot-rolled steel engineering purchannel sections for general poses. the following Y-Y axis r XX = a/ Z. The letter symbols used in the figure and table shall have the meaning indicated against each as given below: ~a= Sectional area in cma m = Nominal mass . 6.

53 1’49 0.55 0.1 ) Desig- nation Mass tiooal Area ((1) (3) cm* 0.Flange of of Flange oel Web Flange w (4) mm 16 Radi.Thick.53 0’081 0’28 0’37 O-12 0.5 3’0 0.0 1’5 1.0 3’0 6.86 40 4’81 1’099 6-144 20 40 10 32 3’2 5’0 3’2 7.971 Sec- Depth Width Thick.1 (10) mm (1) CHG CHG (2) kg/m 16 0’76 (11) cm (12) cm4 (13) cm4 (14) cm (15) cm (16) cm* (17) cm’ 3.Is 3954 : 1991 Table 1 Sectional Properties ( Clauses 4 and 6.79 2.752 .Slope of of ness new of Chao.Centre of OSat usat GraRoot Toe (r1) (9) mm Moment of Inertia Radii of Gyration Scctloa Modelms m(m) (b) (5) mm 10 (w (6) mm 3’2 (If) (7) mm 3’2 (8’) (8) 95“ (r.5 95“ 95O O-69 O-27 0.38 035 O-29 01075 0.13 6.95 20 0.97 Cl@ 1’25 13’59 5.Radi.

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