Facade structural analysis
While the term structural analysis generally refers to the load -bearing and possibly invisible elements of a building, the façade protrudes from the outside and primarily has an architectural and design function.
However, a facade is also exposed to various loads such as wind loads and therefore requires structural planning.
Facades can typically consist of the following material:
The number of degrees of freedom in a node is no longer a global calculation parameter in RFEM (6 degrees of freedom for each mesh node in 3D models, 7 degrees of freedom for the warping torsion analysis). Thus, each node is generally considered with a different number of degrees of freedom, which leads to a variable number of equations in the calculation.
This modification speeds up the calculation, especially for models where a significant reduction of the system could be achieved (e.g. trusses and membrane structures).
- How can I use the COM interface to B. delete all nodes or members in a model?
- Why does the vertical position of a result member in my model have no influence on the bending moment My of the member?
- Is it possible to keep the results from RWIND Simulation when deleting the FE mesh if I only adjust materials or support conditions?
- How do I model a tent roof with two cone tips?
- How can I change the colors of the selection and preselection?
- How can I create a curved or arched section?
- How are the signs for the release results of a line release and line hinges interpreted?
- Is it possible to make the generated member loads from area loads via plane to act eccentrically on the member cross-section?
- After the calculation in the RF‑/DYNAM Pro - Equivalent Loads add-on module, the size of my file has increased significantly. The performance has worsened enormously. What could be the reason for this?
- Why are my imperfections displayed graphically in different ways and can I adjust the display?
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