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RFEM | Structural dynamics and earthquake design according to EC 8
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Why An Online Training?
Online group training sessions provide the opportunity to gain expert knowledge and to ensure you’re getting the most out of your Dlubal programs.
Date | Time
ContentOnline basic training on earthquake design according to Eurocode 8 using the FEM static program RFEM
In this training you will learn the basics of structural dynamics and the most important verification methods for earthquake design. Using a practical example, the multi-modal response spectrum method and its implementation in RFEM and the associated modules of the RF-DYNAM Pro series is explained. Open questions can be discussed.
Price195.00 EUR net, excluding VAT
|-||Overview of possible design methods|
|-||Multi-Modal response spectrum analysis|
|-||Practical example 1: Response spectrum analysis|
|-||Dynamic actions on structures|
|-||Practical example 2: Machine induced vibrations|
Additional informationA reliable internet connection is required to participate. Basic knowledge in the use of RSTAB or RFEM is also required. The online training is carried out using RFEM with the associated add-on modules.
During the training, each participant can ask questions via chat at any time.
Each participant receives after the event:
- Training certificate
- Training presentation for download
- Used models for download
- Video recording of the training
In order to take part in the online training, the participant will receive the login information in time.
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Stefan Frenzel
Product Engineering & Customer Support
Mr. Frenzel is responsible for the development of products for dynamic analysis. He also provides technical support for customers of Dlubal Software.
Stefan Hoffmann, M.Sc.
Product Engineering & Customer Support
Mr. Hoffmann is responsible for the development of the products for dynamic analysis, membrane structures, and RWIND. Furthermore, he provides technical support for our customers.
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When calculating a surface model, the internal forces are determined separately for each finite element. Since the element-by-element results usually represent a discontinuous distribution, RFEM performs smoothing of the internal forces.
Definition of a load combination for the earthquake design situation (Equation 2) and the resulting axial forces.
Equivalent Loads for First Mode Shape (a) Without Stiffness Modifications from DLC1 and (b) Taking into Account Geometric Stiffness Matrix from DLC2
Calculation parameters of load cases with exported equivalent loads. The geometric stiffness matrix must also be taken into account here; normal forces are imported from CO1 for this.
Deformations uX, moment MY and Support Reactions PX Resulting from Multi-Modal Response Spectrum Method (a) Without Stiffness Modifications from DLC1 and (b) Taking into Account Geometric Stiffness Matrix from DLC2
- Do you provide a free viewer to open RFEM or RSTAB files?
- Is it possible to display or export certain results over a period of time from the time history calculation in RF‑DYNAM Pro - Forced Vibrations?
- In RF‑/DYNAM Pro, the "From self-weight of structure" option is available in a mass case. Is it always necessary to activate this option in order to consider the dead load of the structure?
I need many mode shapes to achieve a sum of 90% effective modal mass. Can I limit the number of mode shapes for generating equivalent loads?
- Can I export a response spectrum from RFEM 6 and use it in RFEM 5, for example?
- How can I neglect masses in my modal analysis in RFEM 6 / RSTAB 9?
- Where can I adjust the standardization of a mode shape in RFEM 6 / RSTAB 9?
- How can I analyze the failure of an object, such as a column, in my modal analysis?
- Why do the results in a modal analysis differ between the initial prestress and the surface load?
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