Analysis & Design Software for Renewable Energy Structures

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.

Analysis & Design of Frame/Beam/Truss Structures

Structural frame analysis and design software RSTAB determines internal forces, deformations and support reactions. For subsequent design, the add‑on modules are available considering structural conditions of specific materials and standards. Due to the modular concept of the software, you can combine the programs to meet your individual requirements.

Add-on Modules for Renewable Energy Structure Designs

For structural analysis and design of renewable energy structures (for example solar power plants, photovoltaic plants, wind power plants, hydroelectric power plants, biogas plants), find more useful add-on modules under the Steel Structures industry.

If there are masts used as a substructure for the renewable energy structures, we recommend the add-on modules of the Towers and Masts industry.

Knowledge Base | Renewable Energy Structures

  1. Determining and Using Effective Lengths

    Determining and Using Effective Lengths

    The RF‑STABILITY and RSBUCK add‑on modules for RFEM and RSTAB allows you to perform eigenvalue analysis for frame structures in order to determine critical load factors including the buckling modes. It is possible to determine several buckling modes. They provide information about the model areas bearing stability risks.

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