Moving Loads in RFEM 6 via Script

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I would like to apply moving loads to members in my model, but I cannot find the RF‑MOVE add-on module. What can I do?

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An add-on for generating moving loads is currently not available in RFEM 6 and RSTAB 9.

However, you can use the Script Manager to create moving loads on members. To do this, use the scripts attached to this FAQ. Copy it into the "user_scripts" folder of the respective working directory of RFEM or RSTAB.

In the Script Manager, you can then find the "Move" script under "User Scripts". You can run it by double-clicking it.

A dialog box appears where you can enter the amount of the nodal load in the Z-direction, the number of load steps, and the number of the member to be loaded. Click "Run" to generate the corresponding load cases automatically.

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