Torsional Constant and Polar Moment of Inertia

Verification Example

VE 0001

22 December 2015


Determine the torsional constant for cross-section of the tube (annular area) analytically and compare the results with the numerical solution in RFEM 5 and RSTAB 8 for various wall-thickness.


RFEM Main Program
RFEM 5.xx

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Structural engineering software for finite element analysis (FEA) of planar and spatial structural systems consisting of plates, walls, shells, members (beams), solids and contact elements

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RSTAB 8.xx

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The structural engineering software for design of frame, beam and truss structures, performing linear and nonlinear calculations of internal forces, deformations, and support reactions

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Cross-Section Properties Software

Section properties, stress analysis, and reinforced concrete design of thick-walled cross-sections

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