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FAQ 003344 EN-US

07/29/2019

Bastian Kuhn General RFEM RSTAB

When generating a wind load, are the vertical wall surfaces determined by area loads in an open building?

Answer

No, they are not included by default. The wind load generation executed via area loads always records the wind load orthogonally to the spanned surface.

For the attached example, however, Figure 2 shows that the loading in the wind load surface amounting 0.5kN/m² is relatively easy to convert.

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Wind load Compressive stress Surface load

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