The Cross Section Builder can be used to build up a custom cross section and calculate the associated section properties. See the reference section for details on the methodology and the equations used.


Inputs

Specify each individual shape within the overall (composite) section:

Display Units:

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Calculated Properties

General Properties

A = area
xc = centroid location in x-direction
yc = centroid location in y-direction
W = overall width of section
H = overall height of section

Add to Database

You may add this section to your cross section database. Note that the x-axis of this cross section will be considered the primary bending axis.


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