RF-/JOINTS Steel - Pinned | Features

Product Feature

General
  • Beam to Column joint category: connection possible on the column flange as well as on the column web
  • Beam to Beam joint category: optional arrangement of ribs on the opposite side
  • Bolt sizes from M12 to M36 with the strength grades 4.6, 5.6, 8.8, and 10.9
  • Arbitrary bolt hole spacing and edge distances
  • Notching of beam is possible
  • Connection with pure shear loading, pure normal force load (tension joint), or possible combination of normal and shear force
  • Checking compliance with the requirements for pinned joints
  • Check of the minimum and maximum bolt hole spacing and edge distances

Web cleat connections
  • At each leg, one or two vertical, and up to 10 horizontal bolt rows
  • Wide range of equal and unequal angles
  • Angle orientation possible to modify
  • Designs:
    • Shear, bearing resistance and tension design of bolts
    • Shear, bending and tension design of angles considering deduction of bolt hole
    • Shear and tension design of girder web considering deduction of bolt hole
    • Tension transmission into the column with the T-stub-model
    • Notching at the critical section
Fin plate connection
  • One or two vertical and up to 10 horizontal bolt rows are possible
  • Flexible size of the fin plate
  • Location of the fin plate possible to modify
  • Designs:
    • Shear and bearing resistance design of bolts
    • Shear, bending and tension design of fin plates considering deduction of bolt hole
    • Stability analysis of long, slender fin plates
    • Shear and tension design of girder web considering deduction of bolt hole
    • Weld as fillet weld
    • Notching at the critical section
End plate connection
  • Two or four vertical and up to 10 horizontal bolt rows
  • Flexible size of the end plate
  • Location of the end plate possible to modify
  • Designs:
    • Shear, bearing resistance and tension design of bolts
    • Shear and bending design of end plates considering deduction of bolt hole
    • Shear and tension design of girder web
    • Tension transmission into the column with the T-stub-model
    • Weld as fillet weld
    • Notching at the critical section
End plate connection with cleat
  • Fixation of the beam by end plate with two bolts
  • Flexible size of cleat and end plate
  • Designs:
    • Load introduction into the beam according to EN 1993-1-5, Chapter 6
    • Support of the stabilizing moment by the bolts and the welds at the end plate
    • Cleat
    • Cleat welds as fillet welds
    • Tension transmission into the column with the T-stub-model

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RFEM Connections
RF-JOINTS Steel - Pinned 5.xx

Add-on Module

Design of pinned joints according to Eurocode 3

Price of First License
670.00 USD