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In RF- / DYNAM Pro, the option "Based on the building own weight" is available in the mass case. Does this option always have to be activated to consider the self-weight of the structure?

Answer

No, this option does not necessarily have to be activated to consider the self-weight. If the masses are imported from a load case that already contains the dead load, this option must not be activated. Otherwise, the structure's own weight is doubled.

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