Setting of Wall or Slab

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Where do I find the setting to specify the entered structural component as a "wall" or "slab"?

Answer

You can find this setting in the "General Data" of the model.
Here you can distinguish between the model types "3D," "2D - XY," "2D - XZ," and "2D - XY."
If you want to enter a slab as a 2D model and the axial forces within the slab should not be taken into account, set the model type to "2D - XY." If you want to enter a wall, set "2D - XZ."

Further information on this can be found in the RFEM manual, Chapter 12.2.1 General - Type of Model.

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