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Is there a possibility to calculate walls as sandwich elements in RFEM-CONCRETE Surfaces 5?


Unfortunately, the add-on module RF-CONCRETE Surfaces for RFEM 5 is not designed for the design of sandwich elements. Therefore, there are no essential designs for structural components like For example, the shear joint check. Regardless of whether it is a wall or a slab.

The bending design, and in particular the check of the shear force resistance, is designed for constant cross-sections.

You can model the sandwich elements as surfaces with a constant thickness and perform the design in RF-CONCRETE Surfaces. If necessary Additionally required designs would have to be performed separately.


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