Also this year, Dlubal Software has developed new useful add‑on modules and stand‑alone programs for the structural engineering software for analysis and design. The following list presents a selection of the most interesting ones, sorted by industry.
At the BAU 2017 trade fair in Munich, Germany, there will be a live presentation of the new add-on modules as well as the new features of the FEA software RFEM and frame analysis software RSTAB. Visit Dlubal Software at Stand 228 in Hall C3.
Due to the plans of the water tanks manufacturer Aquamate from Australia to enter the North American market, it was necessary to that verify the tanks meet all US codes and standards before the end of 2016.
Rocky Summit Engineering Consulting from Irving, Texas, USA, has been responsible for the structural analysis and design of the tanks according to the American standard ANSI/AISC 360‑10.
In RFEM, it is possible to determine pushover curves (also called capacity curves) and export them to Excel.
A new product video about the add-on modules RF‑FORM‑FINDING and RF‑CUTTING‑PATTERN is available on our website. Learn more about the options for form‑finding of tensile membrane structures in RFEM.
Get more information about new features in the current customer versions RFEM 5 and RSTAB 8 as well as for the stand-alone programs in the brochure "New in RFEM 5 & RSTAB 8".
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RF-PUNCH Pro allows you to perform punching shear designs with a minimum of time and effort. The calculation is carried out according to the standard:
- EN 1992-1-1 (EC 2)
In comparison with the previous module version RF‑PUNCH, the new RF‑PUNCH Pro add‑on module performs the designs of punching shear resistance not only for singularly supported surfaces (columns) but also for linearly supported surfaces (wall ends, wall corners).
The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts located in Kansas City, MI, USA, has a floor space of 27,000 m². The glass atrium is the signature feature of this building (dimensions L x W x H: 97 m x 22 m x 23 m) which connects the main entry to both performance venues.
With the latest program version of RFEM 5.07.03, a new add-on module RF‑CUTTING‑PATTERN has been released. It generates and organizes cutting patterns for membrane structures.
The "Hemsedal Ski Center" in the Scandinavian Alps is one of the top 3 ski resorts in Norway. It comprises a total of 49 ski slopes and 20 surface lifts. At the foot of the mountainside, a new apartment hotel with 100 modern rooms will be completed by the end of 2017.
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