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First Steps with RFEM

First steps

We provide hints and tips to help you get started with the RFEM program.

RFEM is a powerful 3D FEA program helping structural engineers meet requirements in modern civil engineering. Efficient data input and intuitive handling facilitate modeling of simple and large structures.

The structural analysis program RFEM is the basis of a modular software system. The main program RFEM is used to define structures, materials, and loads for planar and spatial structural systems consisting of plates, walls, shells and members. The program also allows you to create combined structures as well as model solid and contact elements.

RFEM provides deformations, internal forces, stresses, support forces, and soil contact stresses. The corresponding add-on modules facilitate data input by automatic generation of structures and connections or can be used to perform further analyses and designs according to various standards.

The modular software concept allows you to compile a program package tailored to your individual needs. It is possible to upgrade the program at any time.

Designed with Structural Analysis Program RFEM - Wooden Mass Boiler House in Kočevje, Slovenia

Designed with RFEM

Wooden Mass Boiler House in Kočevje, Slovenia
www.ag-i.si

Designed with Structural Analysis Program RFEM - Baden House of Farmers in Freiburg

Designed with RFEM

The Baden House of Farmers in Freiburg, Germany
www.gbi-statik.de

Designed with Structural Analysis Program RFEM - Industrial Filter Device

Designed with RFEM

Industrial Filter Device,
Germany
www.ifs-peter-partner.com

Designed with Structural Analysis Program RFEM - Multi-Storey Residential Buildings in Krakow, Poland

Designed with RFEM

Multi-Storey Residential Buildings in Krakow, Poland
www.mgm-ki.pl

BIM Engineering

Due to a wide range of interfaces, RFEM provides perfect interaction between CAD and structural analysis programs in Building Information Modeling (BIM). Thus, the bidirectional data exchange between RFEM and the programs Tekla Structures, Autodesk Revit and Bentley ISM is possible, for example.

Customer Reviews

Enjoying Structural Analyses

“Great praise again, I really enjoy my structural analyses with RFEM. Your advertising slogan is actually true.”

Advantages of Spatial FEA Model

“The spatial FEA model offered very good opportunities to study the structural behavior of the complex special structure and to prove it verifiably. Due to the extremely high safety requirements for Germany's most famous building, the Brandenburg Gate, the support structure had to be installed in two sections. The particularities of the assembly situation could be very well modeled with RFEM. ”


Project: Column Substitution for Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany

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Price (VAT excl.)

Price
3,540.00 USD

Price is only valid for the software usage in United States.

Online Training | English

RFEM for Students | Part 1

Online Training 8 June 2020 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM CEST

Modeling with Solids in RFEM

Modeling with Solids in RFEM

Webinar 9 June 2020 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM CEST

Online Training | English

RFEM for Students | Part 2

Online Training 22 June 2020 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM CEST

Online Training | English

RFEM | Basic Steel

Online Training 25 June 2020 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Online Training | English

RFEM | Basic

Online Training 3 July 2020 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CEST

Online Training | English

RFEM for Students | Part 1

Online Training 6 July 2020 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM CEST

Online Training | English

RFEM for Students | Part 2

Online Training 10 July 2020 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM CEST

2020 Structural Engineering Summit

2020 Structural Engineering Summit

Conference 3 November 2020 - 5 November 2020

CSA A23.3 Concrete Planning in RFEM

CSA A23.3:19 Concrete Design in RFEM

Webinar 14 May 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Programmable COM Interface for RFEM/RSTAB

Programmable COM Interface for RFEM/RSTAB

Webinar 12 May 2020 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM CEST

Designing Cold-Formed Steel Sections According to Eurocode 3

Designing Cold-Formed Steel Sections According to Eurocode 3

Webinar 30 April 2020 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM CEST

Tensile Membrane Structures and \n CFD Wind Load Simulation

Tensile Membrane Structures and CFD Wind Load Simulation

Webinar 8 April 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Membrane Structures with Wind Loads from CFD Wind Simulation

Webinar 24 March 2020 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM CET

Plate and Shell Modeling in RFEM - Part 1

Plate and Shell Modeling in RFEM - Part 1

Webinar 29 January 2020 2:00 pm EST

Webinar: ADM 2015 Aluminum Structure Design in RFEM

ADM 2015 Design of Aluminum Structure in RFEM

Webinar 24 September 2019 2:00 pm EDT

Webinar 3: BIM Integration and RFEM

Webinar 3: BIM Integration and RFEM

Webinar 20 August 2019 2:00 pm EDT

Webinar 2: Advanced Modelling Features in RFEM

Webinar 2: Advanced modeling features in RFEM

Webinar 31 July 2019 2:00 pm EDT

Tensile Membrane Structure Design in RFEM

Tensile Membrane Structure Design in RFEM

Webinar 20 February 2019 2:00 p.m. EST

Point Supported Glass Design in RFEM

Point Supported Glass Design in RFEM

Webinar 22 January 2019 2 pm EST

Optimal BIM Integration with Revit and RFEM

Optimal BIM Integration with Revit and RFEM

Webinar 12 December 2018 2:00 p.m. EST

2018 NDS and CLT Design in RFEM

Webinar 20 September 2018 2:00 pm EST

Nonlinear Time History Analysis in RFEM

Nonlinear Time History Analysis in RFEM

Webinar 8 May 2018 2:00 p.m. EST

RFEM Steel and Aluminium Structures
RF-STEEL 5.xx

Add-on Module

Stress analysis of steel surfaces and members

Price of First License
1,030.00 USD
RFEM Steel and Aluminium Structures
RF-STEEL EC3 5.xx

Add-on Module

Design of steel members according to Eurocode 3

Price of First License
1,480.00 USD
RFEM Concrete Structures
RF-CONCRETE 5.xx

Add-on Module

Design of reinforced concrete members and surfaces (plates, walls, planar structures, shells)

Price of First License
810.00 USD
RFEM Concrete Structures
EC2 for RFEM 5.xx

Module Extension for RFEM

Extension of the modules for reinforced concrete design by the Eurocode 2 design

Price of First License
360.00 USD
RFEM Dynamic Analysis
RF-DYNAM Pro - Natural Vibrations  5.xx

Add-on Module

Dynamic analysis of natural frequencies and mode shapes of member, surface, and solid models

Price of First License
1,030.00 USD
RFEM Other
RF-STABILITY 5.xx

Add-on Module

Stability analysis according to the eigenvalue method

Price of First License
1,030.00 USD
RFEM Concrete Structures
RF-CONCRETE Columns 5.xx

Add-on Module

Reinforced concrete design according to the model column method (method based on nominal curvature)

Price of First License
630.00 USD
RFEM Timber Structures
RF-TIMBER Pro 5.xx

Add-on Module

Timber design according to Eurocode 5, SIA 265 and/or DIN 1052

Price of First License
1,120.00 USD
RFEM Dynamic Analysis
RF-DYNAM Pro - Equivalent Loads 5.xx

Add-on Module

Seismic and static load analysis using the multi-modal response spectrum analysis

Price of First License
760.00 USD
RFEM Other
RF-MAT NL 5.xx

Add-on Module

Consideration of nonlinear material laws

Price of First License
1,300.00 USD
RFEM Other
RF-IMP 5.xx

Add-on Module

Generation of equivalent geometric imperfections and pre-deformed initial structures for nonlinear calculations

Price of First License
760.00 USD
RFEM Concrete Structures
RF-CONCRETE Deflect 5.xx

Add-on Module

Analytical deformation analysis of plate structures consisting of reinforced concrete

Price of First License
400.00 USD
RFEM Concrete Structures
RF-CONCRETE NL 5.xx

Add-on Module

Physical and geometrical nonlinear calculation of beam and plate structures consisting of reinforced concrete

Price of First License
1,300.00 USD
RFEM Concrete Structures
RF-PUNCH Pro 5.xx

Add-on Module

Punching shear design of foundations and slabs with nodal and line supports

Price of First License
760.00 USD
RFEM Steel and Aluminium Structures
RF-STEEL Warping Torsion 5.xx

Module Extension for RF-STEEL EC3 and RF-STEEL AISC

Warping torsion analysis according to the second-order theory with 7 degrees of freedom

Price of First License
850.00 USD
RFEM Concrete Structures
RF-FOUNDATION Pro 5.xx

Add-on Module

Design of single, bucket and block foundations

Price of First License
760.00 USD
RFEM Dynamic Analysis
RF-DYNAM Pro - Forced Vibrations 5.xx

Add-on Module

Dynamic and seismic analysis including time history analysis and multi-modal response spectrum analysis

Price of First License
1,120.00 USD
RFEM Connections
RF-FRAME-JOINT Pro 5.xx

Add-on Module

Design of rigid bolted frame joints according to Eurocode 3 or DIN 18800

Price of First License
1,120.00 USD
RFEM Other
RF-LAMINATE 5.xx

Add-on Module

Deflection analysis and stress design of laminate and sandwich surfaces

Price of First License
1,120.00 USD
RFEM Other
RF-SOILIN 5.xx

Add-on Module

Soil-structure interaction analysis and determination of elastic foundation coefficients based on soil data

Price of First License
760.00 USD