FAQ 003015 EN

29 April 2019

Calculation RFEM RSTAB

Why is the result of the formula calculation smaller by the factor 1000 compared to the numerical calculation, although there are no dimensions?

Answer

When entering formulas with the values without dimensions, it is assumed that they refer to the SI units. If the sought unit is not a SI unit but a multiple of it (for example, kN instead of N), the result is factorized accordingly. The example in the figure would be 1000 N/m = 1 kN/m.

Keywords

Formula Formula editor Units Without units Dimensionless

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