Pushover Analysis Software

Determination of Pushover Curves in RFEM

Pushover analysis is a nonlinear static calculation for seismic analysis of structures. The load pattern is inferred from dynamic calculation of equivalent loads. These loads are incrementally increased until the global failure of the structure occurs. The nonlinear behaviour of a building is usually represented by using plastic hinges.

In RFEM, the plastic hinges according to the definition of FEMA 356 are available for the steel material. Together with the load increment option in RFEM and calculation diagrams, you can easily generate pushover curves.

  • Building Structure
  • Accelerogram for Structural Dynamic Analysis

3D Finite Element Analysis and Design

Structural engineering FEA software RFEM is the basis of a modular software system. 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.

Pushover Analysis

In RFEM, it is possible to determine pushover curves (also called capacity curves) and export them to Excel.

This FAQ describes the procedure:

Add-on Modules for Dynamic and Seismic Analysis

The RF‑/DYNAM Pro add-on modules allow for determination of natural vibrations, equivalent seismic loads, and so on.

Interfaces for Data Exchange

The structural analysis software provided by Dlubal can be seamlessly integrated into the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process. A variety of interfaces allows you to exchange data from digital building models with RFEM or RSTAB.

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Module Extension for STEEL EC3 and RF-STEEL AISC

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

Price of First License
3,540.00 USD

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
RF -DYNAM Pro - Forced Vibrations

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
RF -DYNAM Pro - Equivalent Loads

Add-on Module

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

Price of First License
760.00 USD
RF -DYNAM Pro - Nonlinear Time History

Add-on Module

Nonlinear dynamic analysis to external excitations

Price of First License
1,120.00 USD