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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- Product Description | Structural Analysis Program RFEM
- First Steps with RFEM
- RFEM 5 Online Manual
- RF-SOILIN Add-on Module
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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.
RFEM and RSTAB models can be saved as 3D glTF models (*.glb and *.glTF formats). View the models in 3D in detail with a 3D viewer from Google or Baylon. Take your VR glasses, such as Oculus, to "walk" through the structure.
- 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 to calculate the static depth d when designing the bending of block foundations (calculation as an equivalent beam)?
- I have defined temperature loads, strain loads, or a precamber. As soon as I modify stiffnesses, the deformations are no longer plausible.
- Can the properties, such as B. the cross -section or the surface thickness as well as the material of a surface of an existing element for a new element?
- When should the punching load be determined with the (un)smoothed distribution of the shear forces at the critical perimeter?
- I would like to perform the punching shear design on a column with connected downstand beams as a wall corner or Perform wall end. However, the module applies an internal column. Is it possible to adjust it?
- Is it possible to design bidirectional ribbed plates, unidirectional ribbed plates, or hollow core slabs in RFEM?
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)