Try our demo calculator belowSteel Beam Calculator

Welcome to Steel Beam Calculator (European version)

Below is our free Steel Beam Calculator with a beam span length fixed at 1 metre which you can try out for free, our full version is available for a €60 annual subscription fee and allows users to design beams up to 15m in length, you can sign up for the full version here.

Benefits of the steel beam calculator:
  • Great value for money, an annual subscription costs just €60 and the steel beam calculator can be used as many times as you like during that subscription period.
  • Generates a detailed PDF report.
  • Quick and easy to use.
Enter Beam Details

1.1 Enter steel beam span length

This free version is fixed at 1m. The full version allows precise sizes up to 15m

1.2 Select steel beam size (IPE)

The list above is showing IPE, you can also switch to UPE , HD or HE

1.3 Select national annex

1.4 Select steel grade

Enter Load Details

Safety Factors

3.1 Variable load safety factor

3.2 Permanent load safety factor


4.1 Is beam fully restrained along its full length?

4.2 Length between lateral restraints


Usually same as beam span length
Deflection Limits

5.1 Variable load deflection limit

5.2 Total variable and permanent load deflection limit