Stand-Alone Programs for Steel Structures
The CRANEWAY stand-alone program calculates and performs all required design checks of crane runway girders according to Eurocode 3.
You can optionally select between bridge or suspension cranes.
The stand‑alone program PLATE‑BUCKLING performs plate buckling analysis of rectangular plates according to EN 1993‑1‑5:2006 or DIN 18800-3:1990‑11.
It is possible to apply horizontal or vertical stiffeners to the plates (for example flat plates, angles, T‑stiffeners, trapezoidal stiffeners, C‑sections).
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The load distribution on my members looks different when using the Load Transfer surface vs. the Load Wizards. What is the reason?
- I received an error message “Surface of incompatible type... (Surface in upper plane of building story must be of ‘Load transfer’ type)” when running the calculation. What is the reason?
- My beam has a continuous lateral support and therefore lateral torsional buckling (LTB) is not a concern. How do I define the effective length?
- How can I efficiently define line hinges on several surfaces?
- How do I include the overstrength factor(s) Ωo in the ASCE 7 load combinations?
- How do I include the redundancy factor(s) ρ in the ASCE 7 load combinations?
- My live load is less than or equal to 100 psf. How do I consider the reduced load factor in the ASCE 7 load combinations?
- I do not see the seismic load cases in my generated ASCE 7 load combinations (COs). How do I add them?
- How do I create an imperfection based on a mode shape in RFEM 6?
Design of crane runway girders according to EN 1993-6 and DIN 4132
PLATE-BUCKLING 8 | Stand-Alone
Plate buckling analysis of rectangular plates with or without stiffeners