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AnswerFor a vault-free cross-section, a proof of the complete system is recommended using theory II. Order - internal forces and local imperfections. The entry of the effective lengths and nodal bearings (with staff sets) can thus be omitted. However, please activate gamma_M1 for cross-section verification.
AnswerIn the basic information, the rod sets must first be selected so that they can be dimensioned for the corresponding limit states. Thereafter, various requirements for the proof of serviceability can be made in the usability parameters.
AnswerRSBUCK does not determine effective length factors of sets of members in RSBUCK.
You can only use the results of individual members. As the governing member for the set of members, you can assume the one with the smallest critical buckling load Ncr.
Alternatively, it also helps to look at the axial forces in the individual members. If they are constant over the set of members (with a constant cross-section), then the effective length factors are also constant, so that you can use them also for the set of members.
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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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