[steel shapes‪]‬ 4+

Decades' worth of steel data

David Homes

Designed for iPhone

    • $4.99

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Decades' worth of steel shapes data at your fingertips!. Now with the latest AISC v14.1 library, more than 18000 steel entries in 18 libraries!

[steel shapes] contains the latest (v14.1), previous (ASD 5 - 9, LRFD 1 - 3, v13, v14) and HISTORIC American Institute of Steel Construction's Structural Steel Databases in a fast, easy to use interface.

Every single structural shape property contained in the AISC database is present here. This includes geometrical and mechanical properties, design AND detailing values, CONVERSION with a single touch of a button between imperial / metric & section's equivalent designation in the metric system (for libraries 13.1.1 and newer) & beam gages.

WHAT OUR REVIEWERS HAVE WRITTEN (currently 4.5 rating average on both the US & Canadian Store):

"..This is a very useful and easy to use application. It is a lot more convenient than carrying around 50 lbs of books! Definitely a good value..."
"...Great app for anyone in the structural field. Worth every penny..."
"..Very handy to have all this info at your fingertips. Great progr and great support. Highly recommend..."
"Steel is a steal!"
"Awesome access AISC data"


- Current version 14.1 & 14.1-SI
- Versions 13.2 & 13.2 SI, 13.1.1, 13.1.1 SI, 13, v14 & v14-SI
- LRFD 1st through 3rd Ed.
- ASD 5th through 9th Ed.

Properties can be displayed in either the original English units or converted to metric with the click of a button.

Sort sections within a library given a specific property.

[steel shapes] also lets you find a section with a quick search function, where, for example, "W16 x 89", "W16x89" or simply "W1689" will locate the same section or its closest approximation.

Quickly find the Metric or Imperial equivalent designation of a section. Containing close to 2000 shapes!


** [steel hd] universal steel reference tool for ipad, containing AISC, CISC and UK data in an easier to use format!

** [steel] canada: steel reference tool for iphone / ipod touch containing CISC Data.

** [steel] uk: as before, but with the most common steel sections used in the United Kingdom

** Metals and Materials Weight Calculator: an easy to use weight and basic properties calculator for metals, plastics or other materials.

** The META Calculator: an advanced, flexible and complete real time calculator for most common sections used in engineering / architecture / construction. 23 output parameters (Weight, Surface Area, Inertias, etc) for 21 common sections (L, Channels, I beams)

** GaugeFinder: a database of the most common gauge sizes standards used worldwide.

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What’s New

Version 6.1

- Fixes issue where library selection button doesn't immediately update after changing libraries

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
81 Ratings

81 Ratings

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Must have!

If you’re in the steel business then you need this app. I use it everyday and is always coming in handy on jobs and in meetings. I’d give it 6 stars if it was possible.

Acroduster ,

Handy Tool

Nice to have handy when in the field or at home and don’t have a steel book handy.

Chevyenvy ,

Dont forget the AISC

With this app and the AISC downloaded as a PDF you are good to go for iron.

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