Steel Column (LRFD) Calculator to AISC 360-16 (LRFD)

Easy to use online Steel Column (LRFD) software for American standards.


Easily design and analyse steel columns and posts to AISC 360-16. With support for multiple end fixicities, and easy to understand traffic light checks for moment capacity, axial section capacity, and axial deformation, the ClearCalcs steel column calculator enables the quick design of steel columns to American standards.

Key Sections in the Steel Column (LRFD) Calculator

  • Design Criteria
  • Loads
  • Member Properties
  • Load Combination Analysis (ASCE 7-10, Section 2)
  • Unfactored Load Analysis
  • Section Classification (AISC 360-16 Section B4)
  • Flexural Buckling (AISC 360-16 Section E3)
  • Flexural-Torsional Buckling (AISC 360-16 Section E4)
  • Local Buckling Effects (AISC 360-16 Section E7)

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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