How can you connect surfaces to other surfaces or members in a hinged/semi-rigid manner?


Basically, elements in RFEM are rigidly connected with each other. To solve this problem, RFEM provides two elements. The line hinges and the line releases. The difference is explained in the link below.


line hinge line releases connect surfaces connect member to surface


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RFEM Main Program
RFEM 5.xx

Main Program

Structural engineering software for finite element analysis (FEA) of planar and spatial structural systems consisting of plates, walls, shells, members (beams), solids and contact elements

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