FAQ 002316 EN

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How can I consider the second-order analysis for seismic design?

Answer

In RF‑DYNAM Pro ‑ Natural Vibrations, it is possible to import the geometrical stiffness matrix. You can use it to consider the second‑order analysis.

Find detailed information and an example in the attached PDF.


Annexes
Second-order analysis.pdf (471 kB)

Keywords

p-delta, second-order, dynamic analysis, dynamics, time-history, seismic, earthquake, response spectrum analysis

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Add-on Module

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Add-on Module

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