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AnswerIf any circular cross-sections are available in a structure, they can only be designed with peripheral reinforcement (Figure 01). This is due to the fact that there is no "top" and "bottom" for a circular cross-section.Only one reinforcement layout can be defined for each reinforcement group in RF-CONCRETE Members. If the circular cross-section and the rectangular cross-section are designed together, only the peripheral reinforcement can be used for all cross-sections.To avoid this restriction, you have to define another or separate reinforcement group (Figure 02).
AnswerNo, this is unfortunately not possible.The program concept of RF‑CONCRETE Surfaces is designed in such a way that it is always necessary to place the reinforcement on the top and the bottom layer.You can try to concentrate the individual reinforcement layers in the center of the surface, if necessary. However, make sure that the individual reinforcement layers do not "touch" each other. Otherwise, an error message appears. See Figure 01.
AnswerIn RF-CONCRETE Members or CONCRETE, you will find this setting in Window '1.6 Reinforcement' in the 'Reinforcement Layout' tab: you can select the desired option under 'Reinforcement Layout' (see the figure).
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Wind Simulation & Wind Load Generation
With the stand-alone program RWIND Simulation, wind flows around simple or complex structures can be simulated by means of a digital wind tunnel.
The generated wind loads acting on these objects can be imported to RFEM or RSTAB.
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