CROSS SECTIONAL AREA CALCULATOR

Cross sectional area calculator for hollow cylinder, I beam, isosceles triangle, rectangular bar, angle, round bar, hollow rectangle, equilateral triangle, C channel and T section.

Sectional properties of I-beam
Beam Cross Section
Unit System (Quick selection)
INPUT PARAMETERS
Parameter Value
Flange-flange inner face height [H]
Width [B]
Flange thickness [h]
Web thickness [b]

RESULTS
Parameter Value
Cross section area [A] ---

Note: Use dot "." as decimal separator.

 

Cross Sectional Area Formula:

I Beam Area Formula
Sectional properties of I-beam
Parameter Equation
Cross section area A = 2Bh + Hb
Hollow Rectangle Area Formula
Sectional properties of hollow rectangle
Parameter Equation
Cross section area A = BH-bh
Rectangle Area Formula
Sectional properties of hollow rectangle
Parameter Equation
Cross section area A = BH
C Channel Area Formula
Sectional properties of C-beam
Parameter Equation
Cross section area A = 2Bh + Hb
T Section Area Formula
Section properties of T-beam
Symbol Equation
Cross section area A = Bh + Hb
Hollow Circle Area Formula
Section properties of hollow circle (shaft)
Parameter Equation
Cross section area A = πd2/4 - πd12/4
Round Bar Area Formula
Section properties of round bar
Parameter Equation
Cross section area A = πd2/4
Angle with Unequal Legs Area Formula
Sectional properties of angle with unequal legs
Parameter Equation
Cross section area A = t(b + d - t)
Isosceles Triangle Area Formula
Sectional properties of isosceles triangle
Parameter Equation
Cross section area A = b*h/2
Altitude h=(a2-(b2*1/4))0.5
Equilateral Triangle Area Formula
Sectional properties of equilateral triangle
Parameter Equation
Cross section area A = 0.4330a2

Reference:

  • Oberg, E. , Jones ,F.D. , Horton H.L. , Ryffel H.H., (2016) . Machinery's Handbook . 30th edition.  Industrial Press Inc.
  • Oberg, E. , Jones ,F.D. , Horton H.L. , Ryffel H.H., (2012) . Machinery's Handbook . 29th edition.  Industrial Press Inc.