How can I access the RWIND Simulation program from RFEM, assuming that it is possible to transfer a 3D model created in RSTAB?


RWIND Simulation is exclusively compatible with RFEM due to CFD modeling which requires a finite element calculation. The model created in RSTAB can be opened in RFEM. The wind load parameters can be defined in the RFEM dialog Simulate and Generate Wind Loads.

Figure 01 - Submenu for Access to RWIND Simulation

At the bottom of the Wind load tab, it is possible to stay and automatically generate the loads for the corresponding load cases after the CFD calculation has been run in the background.

Figure 02 - Calculating All in Background of RFEM

If you would rather perform the wind simulation in RWIND, click the button Open in in the Load cases tab of RWIND Simulation.

Figure 03 - Transferring of Defined Parameters to RWIND for Simulation

To obtain the trial version of RWIND Simulation, proceed as indicated in this FAQ .


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Compatible Programs RWIND Simulation
RWIND Simulation 1.xx

Stand-Alone Program

Stand-alone program for numerical simulations of wind flow around buildings or any other objects. The generated wind loads acting on these objects can be imported into RFEM / RSTAB programs for static and dynamic analysis.

Price of First License
2,690.00 USD
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