RF-SOILIN Add-on Module for RFEM
Determination of Elastic Foundation Coefficients by Means of Soil Data
The RF-SOILIN add‑on module determines the elastic foundation by means of soil layers. A realistic determination of soil conditions is important for the structural analysis of buildings.
Designs are performed according to the following standards:
- DIN 4019‑1:1979‑04
- EN 1997‑1:2004
- CSN 73 1001
- Code independent (analysis only)
- Realistic representation of interaction between building and soil
- Extendable library of soil properties
- Consideration of several soil samples (probes) at different locations, even outside the building
- Consideration of groundwater level as well as side effects due to excavation and rock at last layer
- Calculation of elastic foundation coefficients
- Determination and graphical display of stress diagrams and settlements in grid points
It is necessary to define soil layers in a clearly-arranged input window. An extendable library facilitates the selection of soil properties.
The elasticity can be defined either by the stiffness modulus or the modulus of elasticity and the Poisson's ratio. It is possible to define any number of soil layers. You can assign the layers to the building graphically or by entering the relevant coordinates.
Elastic foundation coefficients are calculated according to the non-linear iterative method. The module determines elastic foundation coefficients for each individual element, depending on deformation.
The calculated stresses and settlements are displayed in result windows. In addition, it is possible to evaluate the results graphically. The graphic displays the position and the layer arrangement of the soil samples to clarify the results.
The final result window shows the elastic foundation coefficients. Graphical evaluation is possible as well.
Do you have any questions about our products? Do you need advice for your current project?
Contact us or find various suggested solutions and useful tips on our FAQ page.
Price (VAT excl.)
Customers who bought this product also bought
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
Design of reinforced concrete members and surfaces (plates, walls, planar structures, shells)
Module Extension for RFEM
Extension of the modules for reinforced concrete design by the Eurocode 2 design
Stress analysis of steel surfaces and members
Design of steel members according to Eurocode 3
Reinforced concrete design according to the model column method (method based on nominal curvature)
Stability analysis according to the eigenvalue method
Physical and geometrical nonlinear calculation of beam and plate structures consisting of reinforced concrete
Consideration of nonlinear material laws
Dynamic analysis of natural frequencies and mode shapes of member, surface, and solid models
Timber design according to Eurocode 5, SIA 265 and/or DIN 1052
Generation of equivalent geometric imperfections and pre-deformed initial structures for nonlinear calculations
Analytical deformation analysis of plate structures consisting of reinforced concrete
Design of single, bucket and block foundations
Seismic and static load analysis using the multi-modal response spectrum analysis
Punching shear design of foundations and slabs with nodal and line supports
Module Extension for RF-STEEL EC3
Warping torsion analysis according to the second-order theory with 7 degrees of freedom
Design of rigid bolted frame joints according to Eurocode 3 or DIN 18800
Lateral-torsional buckling analysis of members according to the second-order analysis (FEM)
Dynamic and seismic analysis including time history analysis and multi-modal response spectrum analysis