Webinar 2: Advanced Modeling Features in RFEM

Free Online Seminar


2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT

RFEM RF-STABILITY Steel Structures Finite Element Analysis Stability Analysis Nonlinear Analysis ASCE 7 ANSI/AISC 360 IBC NBCC NBC


  • Buckling behavior of members utilizing RF‑STABILITY
  • Use of “line releases” for beam to surface connection
  • Addressing FEA singularities with concrete surface design
  • Nonlinear material modeling with a plastic stress analysis of a steel connection

Time Schedule

  • Up to 00:02:17: Introduction
  • Up to 00:13:18: Addressing instabilities with RF-STABILITY
  • Up to 00:21:02: Use of "line releases" for beam to slab interaction
  • Up to 00:24:40: Use of "sections" for surface results
  • Up to 00:27:20: Use of the "clipping plane" for surface/solid results
  • Up to 00:39:53: Addressing FEA singularities with "average regions"
  • Up to 00:58:54: Nonlinear plastic analysis of FEA connection with RF-MAT NL
  • Up to 01:01:35: Conclusion


Steel, Concrete, FEA, Analysis, Design, Structural analysis, Tutorial, Advanced Feature, Instability, Stability, Buckling, Critical load factor, Line release, Section, Section cut, Clipping plane, Average region, Singularity, Plastic analysis, Nonlinear


Amy Heilig, M.S., P.E.
CEO of Dlubal Software, Inc. & Customer Support
Amy Heilig is the CEO of the US 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 American and Canadian market. She will be the presenter for this webinar.

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