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The value scale can be adjusted individually as follows:
- Double-click the color scale.
- Enter one or more desired values.
- Click "Fill."
- Save and confirm, see the figure.
3ds files do not contain any scale information. If you know the maximum dimensions of your object, you can import the visual object at the correct scale.
The maximum dimension of our visual object is 10 m. We can use this value and define it as an absolute, maximum size in the settings when inserting the visual object. Furthermore, you can select various points where the visual object can be positioned. Our structure modeled previously fits exactly the desired location.
As of the program version xx.23.01, you can use the visual objects for the export as a terrain model or an environment model for the calculation in RWIND Simulation.
Therefore, these objects are also used in the calculation of all load cases in the background.
This change can be done in the Display navigator under "Results" → "Deformation" → "Members" → "Lines," see Figure 01.
Yes, it is possible.
The result tables show in color whether there are the positive or negative internal forces and what is the relation to the extreme values. The negative values are symbolized by red bars, the positive ones by blue bars. Thus, the table also allows for a visual evaluation of results.
The result tables of the design modules use color scales to represent the respective design ratios. In this way, the governing locations are apparent immediately.
AnswerPlease check if you have accidentally docked the panel at the bottom of the screen.
If this is the case, you can undock the panel as shown in the video.
When importing a model of the *.stl file type, you can specify the length unit used in the file.
During the first import, insufficient attention was paid to the STL file that has been scaled too large by a factor of 1000. The import works without any errors, but a look at the dimensions of the wind tunnel already shows that it is significantly larger than you would expect. Also, you can display the dimensions of the model by right-clicking Model - Edit - Info.
To import the file in the desired scale, it will help you to import this file in the length unit mm. The dimensions of the wind tunnel and the dimensions of the model are in line with expectations.
AnswerTo display the isobands of the results in a single color, you have to edit the color scale. To do this, simply double-click the color scale or edit the color scale by clicking the right mouse button (see Figure 01). The slider can then be pushed down so far that only one color remains. You can change this by double-clicking the color. Then, the maximum value can be transferred manually to the forelasttext box (see Figure 02). If you want a colorless display, define a very small number for the forelast value. It is also recommended to activate the "Outlines of Deformed Surfaces" option (see Figure 03).
When printing a graphic in the printout report, you can select the position of the color scale in the "Color Scale" tab. Furthermore, you can adjust the size of the color scale in the same dialog box. If deactivating the "No Color Scale" check box (Figure 01), this is displayed in the graphic in the printout report.
If a graphic has already been inserted into the printout report without a color scale, it is possible to display the color scale retroactively. To do this, right-click the picture. Then, select the properties in the shortcut menu (Figure 02) to open the "Color Scale" tab. You can also edit the position and the size of the color scale here.
AnswerIf a user-defined panel has already been created, this color scale is displayed in Display Properties in the "Printout Report" tab under "Results" → "Palette." If you set this as default, the graphics in the printout report are updated automatically.
AnswerIn the ASCII Format DXF (*.dxf) tab of the corresponding dialog box, you can change the settings for the data exchange.It is recommended to check the parameters, especially before the import. You have probably set an incorrect length unit. In this case, check the length units and set the desired length unit.
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Wind Simulation & Wind Load Generation
With the stand-alone program RWIND Simulation, wind flows around simple or complex structures can be simulated by means of a digital wind tunnel.
The generated wind loads acting on these objects can be imported to RFEM or RSTAB.
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