Free Node

Glossary Term

"Free nodes" are those nodes that have no relevant functions for the calculation.

This means that if there are nodes not used as a member start, member end, help node (for example, for load introduction and dimensioning) or for other objects, these are free nodes. They can be selected by using the feature "Edit" → "Select" → "Free Nodes" (see the figure).


Free node


RFEM Main Program
RFEM 5.xx

Main Program

Structural engineering software for finite element analysis (FEA) of planar and spatial structural systems consisting of plates, walls, shells, members (beams), solids and contact elements

Price of First License
3,540.00 USD
RSTAB Main Program
RSTAB 8.xx

Main Program

The structural engineering software for design of frame, beam and truss structures, performing linear and nonlinear calculations of internal forces, deformations, and support reactions

Price of First License
2,550.00 USD