Inventor beam calculator - I'm unfamiliar with the properties Wx, Wy, Wk, Jk & B? Please help?

Using inventor beam calculator where can I get the required beam property values for Wx, Wy, Wk, Jk & B. Please see screen print in word doc...

2 Answers

It's been a long time since I used the beam calculator. The values you are looking for are calculated values based on the the geometry of the specific beam.

Press the SECTION button
Select the correct profile for your beam. This opens a pop-up.
Fill in the correct dimensions to suit your beam.
Check the orientation of the beam, use the FLIP SECTION button if needed.

I seem to recall that you can select members from the model, but I don't remember the details.

Thank you! will try it again.