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Is it possible to analyze and design piping systems with RFEM?

Answer

RFEM provides the perfect basis for the calculation and design of piping systems. The RF-PIPING and RF-PIPING Design add-on modules provide support for modeling and design.

Since support structures and other components of the entire model can also be represented, a realistic analysis and design is possible.

Basic Programs RFEM
The RFEM basic programs are used to define structures, materials, and actions.

Add-on module
  • RF-PIPING
    Modeling of pipelines including typical valves such as valves, flanges or reducers.
  • RF-PIPING Design
    Comparison of existing and allowable stresses of piping systems

Available Standards
  • EN 13480-3
  • ASME B31.1
  • ASME B31.3
Dynamic Analysis
If earthquake calculations or vibration analyzes are necessary on the building, the RF-/DYNAM Pro add-on modules provide suitable tools for determining natural frequencies and shapes, analysis of forced vibrations, for generating equivalent loads, or for nonlinear time history analysis.

If you have any further questions on the Dlubal programs, please do not hesitate to contact the sales department.

Keywords

Piping Piping construction Analysis Design

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RFEM Main Program
RFEM 5.xx

Main Program

Structural engineering software for finite element analysis (FEA) of planar and spatial structural systems consisting of plates, walls, shells, members (beams), solids and contact elements

Price of First License
3,540.00 USD
RFEM Piping Systems
RF-PIPING 5.xx

Add-on Module

Modeling piping systems

Price of First License
1,750.00 USD
RFEM Piping Systems
RF-PIPING Design 5.xx

Add-on Module

Piping design and pipe stress analysis

Price of First License
1,480.00 USD