FAQ 001047 EN

Modeling | Structure RFEM

How can I apply the wind load by an angular function to the surface (for example, a grain silo, curved wall, etc.)?

Answer

To apply a wind load to an asymmetric shell, RFEM offers the linear variable load distribution.

For an easier load application, it helps if the shell consists of several sections, for example eighth circle sections. You can then define the loading in the local z-direction with a linear load distribution (see figure).

Depending on the required precision, you can also define smaller sections.

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