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I would like to design an aluminum or lightweight structure. Is it possible to use RFEM or RSTAB for this?

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Both RFEM and RSTAB can be the solution . For both programs, there are standards available with which the aluminum and light-weight structures can be calculated and designed.
In addition to Eurocode 9 with numerous National Annexes, the American standard ADM 2020 is also available.

Further add-on modules for membrane and cable constructions complete the options.

Main Programs RFEM or RSTAB
The main programs RFEM or RSTAB are used to define structures, materials, and actions.

If you also want to analyze membrane and cable structures, you need RFEM . When it comes to pure beam structures, the purchase of RSTAB is sufficient. In any case, RFEM is the more diverse option because it can be equipped and extended with the corresponding add-on modules for all materials and designs.

Available standards
  • RF-FORM-FINGING/RF-CUTTING-PATTERN (only for RFEM)
    Determines the shape and cutting pattern for cutting membranes
  • RWIND Simulation
    Complex analysis of any structures in the digital wind tunnel with transfer of load cases to RFEM or RSTAB for further processing.
Dynamic analysis
If it is necessary to perform seismic analysis or vibration designs of a building, the RF‑/DYNAM Pro add-on modules provide special tools for determining natural frequencies and mode shapes, for an analysis of forced vibrations, a generation of equivalent loads, or for a nonlinear time history analysis.

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If you have any question about the Dlubal Software programs, please do not hesitate to contact our sales department.

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RFEM RSTAB Aluminum Lightweight construction Frame structure Wind Membrane Cable BIM

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