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FAQ 002492 EN 22 February 2019

Markus Baumgärtel General RFEM RSTAB

During the plausibility check before calculating a model, the following error message appears:
 
Error no. 16 when generating FE network> Two or more nodes have the same coordinates.


Answer

In this case you can try to fine tune the FE mesh. It is better, however, usually to regenerate the model and the nodal coordinates z. B. to 6 places to round. You can also find duplicate nodes via the model control and in the dialog of the function choose what to do with these nodes of the program (see Figure 2).

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Model Control Double Knots Bug 16 Regenerate Model Regenerate

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