Frame Analysis Software RSTAB 9 | Load Generation

Structural Engineering Analysis & Design Software

The 3D structural frame analysis program RSTAB is the ideal tool for the design of beam, frame, or truss structures consisting of steel, reinforced concrete, timber, aluminum, or other materials.

With RSTAB you can easily and quickly define a structural model and then calculate the internal forces, deformations, and support reactions. Various add-ons that take into account the material and standard-specific requirements are available for the design.

  • RSTAB 9 for Frames and Trusses

Quick and Easy Generation of Loads

The Best Structural Modeling Program

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As a standard feature, RSTAB includes helpful tools for generating wind loads, snow loads, and so on, as well as for converting surface loads into member loads.


Generation of Snow Loads

The Snow Load Wizard can be used to generate snow loads as member loads or surface loads.

Additional snow loads such as snow overhang and snow guard can be taken into account as well.

The following standards are available:

  • European Union 1991-1-3 (incl. National Annexes)
  • Switzerland SIA 260

Generation of Wind Loads

Wind loads can be automatically generated as member loads or area loads (RFEM) on the following structural components:

  • Vertical walls
  • Flat roofs
  • Monopitch roofs
  • Duopitch/troughed roofs
  • Vertical walls with roof

The following standards are available:

  • European Union 1991-1-4 (incl. National Annexes)
  • Switzerland SIA 260

Generating Member/Line Loads from Area Loads

Area loads can be automatically converted into member loads or line loads (RFEM).

For member loads from area loads, a plane must be defined via corner nodes or cells must be selected in the graphic.


Generating Member Loads from Free Line Loads

For member models such as grillages, you can define free line loads (e.g. from conveyor belts) and transfer them proportionally to members.


2,550.00 USD

The price is valid for United States.

Online Training | English

Eurocode 5 | Timber Structures According to DIN EN 1995-1-1

Online Training 06/15/2022 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM CEST

Webservice & API in RFEM 6

Webservice & API in RFEM 6

Webinar 04/20/2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CEST

Timber Structure Design in RFEM 6 and RSTAB 9

Model and Design Timber Structures in RFEM 6 and RSTAB 9

Webinar 11/11/2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CET

New Features in RFEM 6 \n and RSTAB 9

New Features in RFEM 6 and RSTAB 9

Webinar 10/15/2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CEST

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Special Solutions

First, the two-part Optimization & Costs / CO2 Emission Estimation add-on finds suitable parameters for parameterized models and blocks via the artificial intelligence (AI) technique of particle swarm optimization (PSO) for compliance with common optimization criteria. Second, this add-on estimates the model costs or CO2 emissions by specifying unit costs or emissions per material definition for the structural model.

Price of First License
1,480.00 USD