Analysis & Design Software for Aluminum and Lightweight Structures

Structural Engineering Software for Aluminum and Lightweight Structures

For the design of aluminum structures, RFEM and RSTAB include all standard cross-sections such as I‑sections, channels, T‑sections, rectangular hollow sections, square tubes, circular tubes, flat steel, and many others. The design is carried out according to the American standard ADM 2020, or Eurocode 9, including numerous National Annexes.

For cable and membrane structures, the initial shape can be found and the relevant calculations performed.

  • Dlubal Software for Structural Analysis and Design of Aluminium Structures
  • Dlubal Software for Structural Analysis and Design of Aluminium Structures
  • Dlubal software for calculation and design of aluminum structures
  • Dlubal Software for Structural Analysis and Design of Aluminium Structures
  • Dlubal Software for Structural Analysis and Design of Aluminium Structures
  • Dlubal Software for Structural Analysis and Design of Aluminium Structures
  • Dlubal Software for Structural Analysis and Design of Aluminium Structures

Structural FEM Analysis and Design

The structural analysis software RFEM 6 is the basis of a modular program family. The main program RFEM 6 is used to define structures, materials, and loads of 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.

Structural Frame & Truss Analysis Software

The structural frame analysis software RSTAB 9 has a similar range of functions as the FEA software RFEM. Due to the special attention to beam, frame, or truss structures, it is very easy to use and for many years, it has been the best choice for structural analysis and design of pure structural member models.

Design of Aluminum Members According to Various Standards

The Aluminum Design add-on for RFEM 6 / RSTAB 9 performs the ultimate and the serviceability limit state design of aluminum members according to the standards

  • European Union& EN 1999-1-1:2013-12 (Eurocode 9)
  • United States ADM 2020 (US standard)

Consideration of Construction Stages

The Construction Stages Analysis (CSA) add-on for RFEM 6 allows you to consider the construction process of structures (member, surface, and solid structures). Neglecting the influence of the construction process can lead to errors in the calculation of overall models. With the Construction Stages Analysis (CSA) add-on, you can analyze these influences and consider them up to the point of the structural design.

Form-Finding and Analysis of Cable and Membrane Structures

RFEM provides various options for calculating cable and membrane structures. The Form-Finding add-on for RFEM 6 finds the optimal shape of members subjected to axial forces and tension-loaded surface models.

The RF-CUTTING-PATTERN add-on module for RFEM 5 calculates and organizes the cutting pattern for membrane structures.

Interfaces for Data Exchange

The structural analysis software provided by Dlubal Software can be integrated seamlessly into the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process. The large number of interfaces ensures the data exchange of digital building models with RFEM or RSTAB.

The web service (programmable interface) can be used to read or write data from/to RFEM and RSTAB.

Support and Learning

Customer service is a fundamental pillar of the Dlubal Software company philosophy. We provide any necessary support you need to complete your daily work.

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Models to Download

Models to Download

Find a variety of structural aluminum and lightweight analysis models to download, which you can use for training purposes or for your projects.

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ADM 2020 Aluminum Design in \n RFEM 6

ADM 2020 Aluminum Design in RFEM 6

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RFEM 5
RFEM

Main Program

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
RSTAB 8
Structural Frame Analysis Software RSTAB

Main Program

Structural engineering software for designing frame, beam, and truss structures, as well as performing linear and nonlinear calculations of internal forces, deformations, and support reactions

Price of First License
2,550.00 USD
RFEM 5
RF-ALUMINUM

Add-on Module

Design of aluminum members according to Eurocode 9

Price of First License
1,480.00 USD
RFEM 5
RF-ALUMINUM ADM

Add-on Module

Design of aluminum members according to the American standards ADM 2010, ADM 2015, and ADM 2020

Price of First License
1,480.00 USD
RFEM 5
RF-FORM-FINDING

Add-on Module

Form-finding of tensile membrane and cable structures

Price of First License
1,750.00 USD
RFEM 5
RF-CUTTING-PATTERN

Add-on Module

Generation of cutting patterns for tensile membrane structures

Price of First License
2,240.00 USD
RSTAB 8
ALUMINIUM

Add-on Module

Design of aluminium members according to Eurocode 9

Price of First License
1,480.00 USD
RSTAB 8
ALUMINUM ADM

Add-on Module

Design of aluminium members according to the American standards ADM 2010 and ADM 2015

Price of First License
1,480.00 USD