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FAQ 004202 EN

14 November 2019

Stefan Frenzel Modeling | Structure RFEM RSTAB

When splitting a member into surfaces, I get an instability in the calculation. Why?

Answer

If a member is splitted into surfaces, it is necessary to connect the newly created surfaces with the existing members. This can be done, for example, with a rigid surface (option 'Create Frontal Plates on Both Edges' in the settings, see Image and Video).

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