Hinged Support of Steel Column
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Model created by the technical team of Dlubal Latam. Model is also available as parameterized block at Dlubal Latam site.
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- Updated 7 January 2022
- Number of Nodes 98
- Number of Lines 106
- Number of Members 1
- Number of Surfaces 32
- Number of Solids 0
- Number of Load Cases 0
- Number of Load Combinations 0
- Number of Result Combinations 0
- Total Weight 0.427 t
- Dimensions 0.855 x 0.874 x 0.600 m
The effects due to snow load are described in the American standard ASCE/SEI 7-16 and in Eurocode 1, Parts 1 through 3. These standards are implemented in the new RFEM 6 program and the Snow Load Wizard, which serves to facilitate the application of snow loads. In addition to this, the most recent generation of the program allows the construction site to be specified on a digital map, thus allowing the snow load zone to be imported automatically. These data are, in turn, used by the Load Wizard to simulate the effects due to the snow load.
For the joint components, it is possible to check whether the stability failure is relevant (requires the Structure Stability add-on for RFEM 6 / RSTAB 9).
In this case, the critical load factor for all analyzed load combinations and the selected number of mode shapes is calculated for the connection model. The smallest critical load factor is compared with the limit value 15 from the standard EN 1993‑1‑1, Clause 5. Furthermore, a user-defined adjustment of the limit value is possible. Moreover, the corresponding mode shapes are displayed graphically as the result of the stability analysis.
For the stability analysis, an adapted surface model is used to specifically recognize the local buckling shapes. The model of the stability analysis, including the results, can also be saved and used as a separate model file.
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