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FAQ 002537 EN 28 February 2019

Gerhard Rehm Modeling | Loading RFEM RSTAB

Which roof and ground plan shapes can be considered with the wind and snow load generators of RFEM/RSTAB?

Answer

The load generators create a rectangular building shape. The following roof shapes are available for the roof geometry:

  • Flat roof
  • Monopitch roof
  • Duopitch roof

In the case of different building or roof shapes, you can apply the loads manually using the tool 'Generate Loads → From Area Load on Members via Plane'. The load value must be determined manually.

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roof shape building geometry load generator hip roof snow load wind load

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