Webinar 1: Introduction to the FEA Program RFEM
Free Online Seminar
- Overview and features of RFEM and the design add‑on modules
- Modeling, loading, and analysis of a multi‑material structure in RFEM
- Introduction to the design add-on modules RF-STEEL AISC and RF-CONCRETE
- Review of result output and printout report
|04:10||Modeling of structure in RFEM|
|31:16||Loading and load combinations|
|40:35||Calculation and analysis results|
|44:01||Design of steel members in RF-STEEL AISC|
|55:12||Design of reinforced concrete member in RF-CONCRETE Members|
|1:01:10||Printout report options|
Amy Heilig, PE
CEO - USA Office
Sales & Technical Support Engineer
Amy Heilig is the CEO of the USA office located in Philadelphia, PA. In addition, she provides sales and technical support and continues to aid in the development of Dlubal Software programs for the North American market.
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In the case of using the slow‑curing concrete (usually for thick components), you can reduce the calculated minimum reinforcement by a factor of 0.85 to apply the load due to restraint, according to EN 1992‑1‑1, Section 7.3.2.
The material model Orthotropic Masonry 2D is an elastoplastic model that additionally allows softening of the material, which can be different in the local x- and y-direction of a surface. The material model is suitable for (unreinforced) masonry walls with in-plane loads.
- When calculating a cable using the STEEL EC3 add‑on module, he error message "Incorrect characteristic stresses for material No. 1! Please correct this in Table 1.2." appears.
Is it possible to specify shrinkage effects as loads?
- Are the effective length coefficients in the add-on modules for the aluminum and steel design automatically determined from the model or do I have to make adjustments?
Which units are specified in the result display of the support reactions (kN or kN/m)? A note about this is missing in the graphic.
In the case that the support reactions are given in kN/m, for which distance does the value apply?
- I design a cross-section created in the SHAPE‑THIN program by using the RF‑STEEL EC3 add-on module, but the program shows the error message "ER006 Invalid type of c/t-part for cross-section of type General." What can I do?
Is it possible to calculate American steel cross-sections?
- Where do I find the setting to specify the entered structural component as a "wall" or "slab"?
- The four plates, identically loaded, show different negative moments at the point of support. Is this a mistake?
- How can I quickly model a chimney with reinforcement rings and stiffeners?
- How can I model and design general bolted connections with the surface and solid elements in RFEM?
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
Design of reinforced concrete members and surfaces (plates, walls, planar structures, shells)
Module Extension for RFEM
Extension of the modules for reinforced concrete design by the ACI 318 design
Design of steel members according to the American standard ANSI/AISC 360