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Steel Canopy with Wind Loads | ASCE 7
Model to Download
Download the steel canopy structure with applied wind loads here and open it with the FEA software RFEM and wind analysis program RWIND.
This model is used in the free webinar "CFD Wind Simulation with RWIND 2" on June 29, 2022 (English).
Model Used in
Free webinar Wind simulation CFD Computational fluid dynamics Wind tunnel
CSA S16:19 Stability Considerations and the New Annex O.2
The CSA S16:19 Stability Effects in Elastic Analysis method in Annex O.2 is an alternative option to the Simplified Stability Analysis Method in Clause 8.4.3. This article will describe the requirements of Annex O.2 and application in RFEM 6.
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