The beam shown in Figure P8. will be constructed from a standard steel W-shape, with an allowable bending stress of . (a) Develop a list of four acceptable shapes that could be used for this beam. Include the most economical W310, W360, W410, and W460 shapes on the list of possibilities.
- Allowable bending stress that will be used in constructing a standard steel W-shape beam, =
- Develop a list of four acceptable shapes that could be used for this beam. On this list, include the most economical and shapes.
- Select the most economical W shape for this beam.