Steel Beam (ASD) Calculator to AISC 360-16 (ASD)

Easy to use online Steel Beam (ASD) software for American standards.


The ClearCalcs steel beam calculator to AISC 360-16 (ASD) enables the fast design and analysis of a steel beam with multiple supports and loads using ASD provisions. Engineers can quickly and easily model any type of steel beam, including steel floor and roof beams with a handy range of presets that reduce repetitive data entry and improve accuracy. Loads can be dynamically linked between structural elements, so beams, columns, and connections can easily be linked and checked for adequacy.

Presets Available

Presets enable you to quickly design a wide range of different calculation types using smart, prefilled settings to save time.

  • Generic Beam
  • Floor Joist
  • Floor Girder
  • Ceiling Joist
  • Hip / Valley
  • Rafter
  • Ridge Beam
  • Roof Header
  • Floor Header
  • Combination Beam
  • Deck Beam

Key Sections in the Steel Beam (ASD) Calculator

  • Loads
  • Design Criteria
  • Member Properties
  • Load Combination Analysis
  • Unfactored Load Analysis (ASCE 7-16)
  • Section Classification (AISC 360-16 B4)
  • Section Flexural Capacity (AISC 360-16, Chapter F)
  • Flexural Capacity - Positive Bending (AISC 360-16, Chapter F)
  • Flexural Capacity - Negative Bending (AISC 360-16, Chapter F)
  • Shear Capacity (AISC 360-16, Chapter G)
  • Deflections

What is ClearCalcs?

ClearCalcs is a cloud structural design and analysis software helping engineers and designers do their best work quickly. With a broad range of calculations available, streamline your calculations and checks and produce beautiful end reports.

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