CSA O86:14 CLT Design in RFEM

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  • Introduction to RFEM and RF-LAMINATE add-on module
  • Analysis of CLT structure
  • Design of CLT structure per CSA O86:14
  • Tips for optimal modeling

Time Schedule

  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 01:49 Review of initial structure geometry and loading in RFEM
  • 08:45 CLT input data in RF-LAMINATE
  • 29:18 Application of "line releases" and "line hinges"
  • 42:05 Analysis and design of CLT panels according to CSA O86:14
  • 45:55 Addressing FEA singularities with "FE mesh refinements" and "average regions"
  • 54:58 Review of additional results including members and joints
  • 58:32 Conclusion


Amy Heilig, PE

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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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

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Deflection analysis and stress design of laminate and sandwich surfaces

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