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FAQ 004123 | Is it possible to use the add-on modules for RFEM to design concrete solids?
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QuestionIs it possible to use the add-on modules for RFEM to design concrete solids?
AnswerIn RFEM, it is possible to design surfaces and members made of reinforced concrete.
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The material model Orthotropic Masonry 2D is an elastoplastic model that additionally allows softening of the material, which can be different in the local x- and y-direction of a surface. The material model is suitable for (unreinforced) masonry walls with in-plane loads.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Is it also possible to reduce the shear force on a support or perform design with the shear force at a distance d to the support in RF‑CONCRETE Surfaces?
- When I create a user-defined result value, the RFEM solver window opens briefly and the calculation is apparently performed again. Why? I have already performed the calculation before.
- For design with CONCRETE NL, is the creep applied to the entire cross-section, or to the concrete compression zone only?
- I am trying to verify RF‑CONCRETE Surfaces on the basis of the results of the example from the manual. Chapter 2.4.3 describes the determination of the statically required reinforcement. Unfortunately, I cannot create an example that exactly represents these results. Can you send me the corresponding example?
- Do I have to add the reinforcement for ribs from RF‑CONCRETE Members and RF‑CONCRETE Surfaces?
- Is the compression reinforcement calculated for the ultimate limit state design in RF‑CONCRETE Surfaces? Or is it only possible in RF‑CONCRETE Members?
- Is it possible to use the add-on modules for RFEM to design concrete solids?
- How can I get the member end forces to design the connections?
- How can I perform the design of the tension resistance of a smooth column in a smooth bucket column base, that is, the design against pulling out the column?
- I often edit the reinforcement provided by the program. Adjusting the reinforcement by using coordinates takes much effort and time if having several beams in the model. Is there any way to speed up the reinforcement editing?