"Burden" -> "Imperfections" are entered, see Figure 1.This pre-curvature is not to be confused with a forced pre-curvature, in which, depending on the storage condition of the rod, solely by enteri" /> "Burden" -> "Imperfections" are entered, see Figure 1.This pre-curvature is not to be confused with a forced pre-curvature, in which, depending on the storage condition of the rod, solely by enteri" /> How do I manually pre-bend a rod as an imperfection? | Dlubal Software
FAQ 002590 EN-US

General RFEM RSTAB RSIMP RF-IMP

How do I manually pre-bend a rod as an imperfection?

Answer

An imperfection can be done manually either via the button "New imperfection graphically" or via the menu bar "Insert" -> "Burden" -> "Imperfections" are entered, see Figure 1.

This pre-curvature is not to be confused with a forced pre-curvature, in which, depending on the storage condition of the rod, solely by entering the curvature, bending moments can arise. The load direction in the dialog box "Stablast" is to be understood as moment / curvature around the corresponding axis (y or z), see picture 2.

Another option for entering imperfections is the module RF-IMP / RS-IMP .

Keywords

Curvature, pre-curvature, forced curvature, forced curvature, imperfection

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