FAQ 004946 EN-US

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Is it possible to make the generated member loads from area loads via plane to act eccentrically on the member cross-section?

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Yes, this is possible in RFEM. However, you have to disconnect the generated load first. The generated loads are then converted into normal member loads and can be changed as required.

Image 01 - Disconnect Generated Load

After disconnecting the generated loads, you can define the load eccentricity.

Image 02 - Defining Load Eccentricity

As expected, the member loads generate a torsional moment if they act eccentrically to the shear center.

Image 03 - Comparison - Torsional Moment

The options for RSTAB are described in FAQ 2361.

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