Area Load on Open Structures

Helpful Questions & Answers

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How can I apply area loads to an open structure in RFEM 6?

Answer

For open structures that consist only of members, such as lattice towers, the load acts only on the member cross-sections.

To apply area loads such as snow or wind to an open structure, select Load Wizards → Member Loads from Area load to create a new area load. Under the Geometry tab, select "Empty, on members only" for the Area of load application.

The area load can be displayed on individual members by right-clicking the load and selecting Display separately.

Keywords

Area Load Load on Open Structure Wind Load On Members Only Lattice Towers

Links

Write Comment...

Write Comment...

Connections with Circular Hollow Sections in RFEM 6

Connections with Circular Hollow Sections in RFEM 6

Webinar 02/29/2024 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CET

Design of Masonry Structures \n in RFEM 6

Design of Masonry Structures in RFEM 6 Using FE Analysis

Webinar 03/07/2024 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CET

Advanced Structural Analysis with RFEM 6 Python API

Advanced Structural Analysis with RFEM 6 Python API

Webinar 03/26/2024 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CEST

Linear Stability Analysis in RFEM 6 and RSTAB 9

Linear Stability Analysis in RFEM 6 and RSTAB 9

Webinar 04/04/2024 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CEST

Online Training | English

RFEM 6 | Students | Introduction to Member Design

Online Training 04/10/2024 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CEST

Online Training | English

RSECTION 1 | Students | Introduction to Strength of Materials

Online Training 04/17/2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CEST

Online Training | English

RFEM 6 | Students | Introduction to FEM

Online Training 04/24/2024 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CEST

RFEM 6 | Students | Introduction to Timber Design

Online Training 04/30/2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CEST

Online Training | English

RFEM 6 | Students | Introduction to Reinforced Concrete Design

Online Training 05/08/2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CEST