NDS-2015 Member and CLT Design in RFEM

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  • Modeling, loading, and analysis of CLT and timber beam structure in RFEM
  • Member design according to NDS‑2015 in RF‑TIMBER AWC
  • In-depth discussion of CLT analysis and design in RF‑LAMINATE

Time Schedule

00:00 Introduction
01:07 Modeling of a timber structure consisting of CLT panels and glulam beams in the structural engineering software RFEM
11:30 Timber material types and material models in RFEM
16:07 Member hinges, standardized NDS‑2015 timber cross‑sections, member eccentricities, line supports
27:17 Loading the CLT structure: Creating load cases, surface loads, line loads, member loads, snow loads according to ASCE/SEI 7‑10
35:35 Detailed explanation of CLT analysis and design in RF‑LAMINATE
52:40 Result evaluation and graphical display of results
55:00 Allowable stress design of timber members according to ANSI/AWC NDS‑2015 in RF‑TIMBER AWC and graphical evaluation of results
1:01:20 Printout report including input data, results, layer diagrams
1:02:25 Closing remarks


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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

Add-on Module

Timber design according to Eurocode 5, SIA 265 and/or DIN 1052

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1,120.00 USD

Add-on Module

Design of timber members according to the American standard ANSI/AWC NDS

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1,120.00 USD

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Deflection analysis and stress design of laminate and sandwich surfaces

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