Soil-Structure Interaction in RFEM
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In this webinar, we show you various options for using soil models in RFEM.
Date | Time
ContentSoil-structure interaction in RFEM
In this webinar, we will show you various options for using soil models in RFEM.
|2:25||Presenting different soil models|
|14:20||Utilizing soil models in RFEM|
|33:20||Designing a floor slab|
Presentation Models to DownloadBelow, under Models to Download, you can find the models used in the webinar. This will allow you to independently follow the webinar step by step with the provided models.
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Mr. Langhammer is responsible for the development of the add-on modules for reinforced cocrete, and provides technical support for our customers.
- Product Description | Structural Analysis Program RFEM
- First Steps with RFEM
- RFEM 5 Online Manual
- RF-SOILIN Add-on Module
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Models to Download
Comparison of soil models
Soil Model of 3D Half-Space Analysis
Reinforced concrete floor slab
Frame reinforced concrete
Steel beam on the platform
Knowledge Base Articles
A foundation is usually created in RFEM using the subgrade reaction modulus method. The reason for this is the relatively easy and straightforward manageability. Also, no iterative calculations are necessary and the computing time is relatively small. The subgrade reaction means that, for example, a foundation plate is loaded flat elastically.
Product Features Articles
RFEM and RSTAB models can be saved as 3D glTF models (*.glb and *.glTF formats). You can use a 3D viewer to view, rotate, etc. the models.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- For the settlement calculation in the RF‑SOILIN add-on module, the specific weight gamma and gamma,sat are required for the soil. What do I need the value gamma,sat for, and how is it assumed in the calculation?
- Is there a way how to easily prevent RF‑SOILIN from recalculating the foundation every time the load in the governing load case is changed?
- Can I also use RF‑SOILIN to calculate foundation bodies at different foundation heights in a model?
- Why do I obtain such high contact stresses at the foundation edges of my floor slab?
- How can I import an IFC model into the RWIND Simulation environment?
- After I have opened a gable roof beam made of RX-TIMBER in RFEM/RSTAB, it is displayed with a gap in the ridge area. Does this affect the calculation?
- Is it possible to display the results of shear forces on a member in the horizontal plane?
- RFEM cannot be started. What could be the reason for this?
- How can I additionally model welds for the connection of two surfaces with a contact solid?
- Are the Dlubal Software programs suitable for the analysis and design of hydraulic steel structures?
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
Soil-structure interaction analysis and determination of elastic foundation coefficients based on soil data
Design of reinforced concrete members and surfaces (plates, walls, planar structures, shells)