Cross Section Builder
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.
Specify each individual shape within the overall (composite) section:
|xc||=||centroid location in x-direction|
|yc||=||centroid location in y-direction|
|W||=||overall width of section|
|H||=||overall height of section|
Properties About X-Axis
|cx||=||centroidal distance about x-axis|
|Icx||=||centroidal moment of inertia|
|rx||=||radius of gyration|
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.
Save Updates to Database
This section builder object is associated with an item in your cross section database. If you make updates to the section builder object on this page, you can save your updates to the cross section database by clicking the button below. Note that the x-axis of this cross section is considered the primary bending axis.
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