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Is it possible to define orthotropic surface loads in RFEM? I would like to stress a surface with different temperature loads in each direction.


This can not be implemented in RFEM on the load side. It may be possible to display the behavior on the Structure page by using orthotropic surfaces.


Direction Temperature load Bridge Change in length Strain Plate

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