Segment of Stadium Roof Made of Membranes
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- Updated 02/21/2022
- Number of Nodes 13
- Number of Lines 21
- Number of Members 21
- Number of Surfaces 4
- Number of Solids 0
- Number of Load Cases 3
- Number of Load Combinations 14
- Number of Result Combinations 0
- Total Weight 28.751 t
- Dimensions 472,44 x 160,76 x 124,36 feet
This article shows how to manage the input data for member and surface design configurations within the Stress-Strain Analysis add-on.
Form-Finding and Calculation of Membrane Structures in RFEM 6 | Thu, Feb 3, 2022 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CET
Compared to the RF-FORM-FINDING add-on module (RFEM 5), the following new features have been added to the Form-Finding add-on for RFEM 6:
- Specification of all form-finding load boundary conditions in one load case
- Storage of form-finding results as initial state for further model analysis
- Automatic assignment of the form-finding initial state via combination wizards to all load situations of a design situation
- Additionally form-finding geometry boundary conditions for members (unstressed length, maximum vertical sag, low-point vertical sag)
- Additional form-finding load boundary conditions for members (maximum force in member, minimum force in member, horizontal tension component, tension at i-end, tension at j-end, minimum tension at i-end, minimum tension at j-end)
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