Within a short period of time, a modern aluminium structure with sophisticated building services was constructed for the company Hydro Aluminium in Grevenbroich. The construction project on the premises near Düsseldorf covers approximately a length of 722 ft and a width of 394 ft. It includes various connecting bridges to the existing premises, a three-aisled production hall with outbuildings as well as a 328 ft long and 99 ft high high-rack warehouse which was constructed in slipform paving technology.
This slender timber pedestrian bridge was constructed over the Bow River in Banff. The town of Banff is Canada’s first national park located in the beautiful Canadian Rockies. At 13 ft wide and 38 ft long, the bridge is complete with an 263 ft clear span which is perhaps the longest of its kind for a timber bridge.
After three years of construction, the new production of the renowned Scottish whisky maker Macallan was completed in May 2018. The company building has a spectacular roof structure which fits perfectly into the surrounding landscape.
Select 2015 Aluminum Design Manual (ADM) Illustrative Examples were modeled, analyzed, and designed in the aluminum design module RF-ALUMINUM ADM available in Dlubal’s finite element software RFEM. The primary objective was to validate the use of the 2015 ADM standard within RFEM by comparing the result data from RF-ALUMINUM ADM to the given 2015 Aluminum Design Manual example results.
With the RF-/JOINTS Steel - Rigid add-on module, it is possible to configurate moment resisting joints of rolled and welded I-beams and design them according to EC 3.
The following types are available: end plate connection (beam to column or beam to beam) and rigid spice plate connection.
The tree-top trail in the Giant Mountains (Czech: Krkonoše) is the second experience path of eak (Erlebnis Akademie AG) in the Czech Republic. The look-out tower has the shape of truncated cone that opens out upwards.
A kindergarten, designed according to Building Information Modeling (BIM), is currently under construction in the Tyrolean municipality of Schwoich. The digital 3D model accompanies the construction project from design until completion.
The architectural planning has been performed with Autodesk Revit. The structural model, including cross-sections, materials, loads, etc., has been exported to RFEM with the direct interface and designed there.
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