FAQ 002778 EN 3 April 2019

Markus Baumgärtel Modeling | Structure RFEM

How can I check with RFEM, if my model z. B. auftrreibt under the influence of groundwater?


For the water duck to be determined on the underside of the foundation body and as a load z. B. apply surface load. Then you can adjust the properties of the node bearing, linear bearing or surface bearing so that it fails when pulling or lifting the model (see picture and example model).


Raise Float Flächenbettung Non-linear bearing Bearing failure



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