What is the option Arrangement of New Elements in “Initial Position” and “Tangential” in RF-STAGES?

Answer

The option controls applying of new structural elements in current stages to the already existing, deformed structure.

Initial position:
The new elements are applied with orientation to the initial position, i.e. to the provided geometry. The deformations are compensated throughout the construction process. Theoretically, there is a buckling in the geometry (Figure 02 1.)

Tangential:
The new elements are applied with the orientation of already deformed existing elements, that is, tangent to them. The deformations are not compensated throughout the construction process. Theoretically, there is no buckling in the geometry (Figure 02 2.)


Keywords

Construction conditions Compensation Implementation Orientation

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