RF-/STEEL EC3 - Online Manual Version 5/8

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4.9 Parts List by Member

Finally, there is a summary of all cross-sections included in the design case.

Figure 4.11 Window 4.1 Parts List by Member

By default, this list contains only the designed members. If you need a parts list for all members of the model, you can set it in the General tab of the Details dialog box (see Figure 3.11).

Part No.

The program assigns part numbers to similar members.

Cross-Section Description

This column lists the cross-section numbers and descriptions.

Number of Members

This column shows how many similar members are used for each part.


This column shows the respective length of an individual member.

Total Length

The values in this column are the product from the previous two columns.

Surface Area

For each part, the program displays the surface areas relative to the total length. The surface area is determined from the Surface of the cross-section that can be found in Windows 1.3 and 2.1 to 2.5 in the info about cross-section (see Figure 2.19).


The volume of a part is determined from the cross-sectional area and the total length.

Unit Weight

The Unit Weight represents the cross-section weight relative to the length of one meter. For tapered cross-sections, the program averages both cross-section weights.


The values of this column are determined from the product of the entries in columns C and G.

Total Weight

The final column indicates the total weight of each part.


At the bottom of the list, you find a summary of the values shown in columns B, D, E, F, and I. The last row of the Total Weight column shows the required total amount of steel.