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Wind Simulation & Wind Load Generation
With the stand -alone program RWIND Simulation, you can simulate wind flows around simple or complex structures by means of a digital wind tunnel.
The generated wind loads acting on these objects can be imported to RFEM or RSTAB.
Rolled sections, the most common cross‑section type in RFEM and RSTAB, can also have user‑defined parameters. To do this, select the cross‑section to be modified in the cross‑section library and click the [Parametric Input...] button.
In this article, the adequacy of a 2x4 dimension lumber subject to combined bi-axial bending and axial compression is verified using RF-/TIMBER AWC add-on module. The beam-column properties and loading are based on example E1.8 of AWC Structural Wood Design Examples 2015/2018.
The add-on modules for designing structural member components according to national, European, and international standards also show design results in addition to numerical output in tables graphically, as diagrams displayed on the framework.
In RFEM and RSTAB, there are various options to renumber the individual structural elements, such as nodes, lines, members, surfaces, or solids. Two options are available for renumbering: singly and automatically.
To ensure the well‑arranged structure of data in tables, the load data are organized automatically in RFEM and RSTAB.
In RFEM and RSTAB, parameterization provides you with many options, especially for recurring structural elements. Within the parameterization tool, you can access the internal values of a model; for example, the values of a selected cross‑section. The following example shows how this can work.
The tools arrangement in the workplace can make your work fast and efficient.
RFEM and RSTAB can calculate the critical load factor for each load case (LC) and each load combination (CO) in the case of a geometrically nonlinear calculation (second-order analysis and following).
If you want to change only a few geometry parameters in a model, it is not always necessary to remove these structural parts and redefine them.
In RFEM and RSTAB, you can simulate extensive complex models from different materials in one computing environment.
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