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AnswerIn order to carry out the import in RFEM/RSTAB by using the DSTV interface, the program requires the nodes where the cross-sections can be located.It often happens, that members are only selected in the case of the "Export only selected objects" option (Figure 02). In this case, the nodes are missing in the selection. The model cannot be created.Therefore, you have to select all objects that are necessary for the description of the model by using the "Select" → "Related Objects" option (Figure 03). Then, the import is carried out properly.
AnswerIn RFEM and RSTAB, you can define user-defined views and visibilities. The remaining or hidden structure is displayed in the background by default.It is possible to deactivate this option in Project Navigator - Display, so that the selected partial view is only visible and the rest of the structure is hidden completely.
AnswerIt is correct that no corresponding load cases are displayed in Table 4.13 "Surfaces - Local Deformations."However, you can find them in Table 4.4 "Members - Local Deformations," for example. See Figure 01.If you want to see the corresponding load cases for the max. deformations of a RC on an certain surface, it is possible to integrate a member into this surface. In order to prevent this member to influence the surface stiffness, it is recommended to use a very small cross-section, for example.If the member has been integrated or correctly in the surface, you obtain the table shown in Figure 01. Figure 02 shows the corresponding deformation in the surface component.Optionally, right-click the row in Table 4.4 that contains the desired result (for example, max uz). In the shortcut menu, the "Generate CO Acc. Selected Row" option is available, which you can use to generate a CO that contains the corresponding load cases for the selected value. See Figure 03.When using this command, you obtain a CO from a RC with the corresponding load cases. See Figure 04 with the results of the generated CO and the max. deformations in the considered area.
AnswerYou can control the intensity of the inactive objects in Program Options under the 'Graphics' tab (see 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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