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    Seismic Loads on Buildings in Germany

    DIN EN 1998-1 with the National Annex DIN EN 1998-1/NA specifies how to determine seismic loads. The standard applies to structural engineering in seismic areas.

  2. Figure 01 - Importing a DXF File as Lines

    Importing a DXF File as Basis for the Modeling

    In RFEM and RSTAB, you can import DXF files via the import function. These DXF files can be used as the basis for modeling a structural system.

  3. DXF Export of Results on Surfaces

    Until the program version of RFEM 5.06.1103, it was only possible to export the results on surfaces in the form of isolines into a DXF file. As of the program version 5.06.3039, it is now also possible to export the results in the Isobands display option.

  4. DXF Exporting Results

    RF‑CONCRETE Surfaces performs the ultimate and the serviceability limit state design of slabs, plates, folded plates and shells. In RFEM, the reinforcement resulting from this design can be displayed graphically on the surfaces of the structure using isolines. For the reinforcement design, it may be useful to export the results as isoline distribution in a DXF file in order to open them in a CAD application as background layers.

  5. Regular Expressions in Conversion Files

    RFEM and RSTAB provide numerous interfaces with other programs for data exchange. In the respective programs, different names are often used for the same materials and cross‑sections. Therefore, it is necessary to convert the material and cross‑section names in order to be recognized by the program after the data exchange.

  6. Importing/Exporting Foundation Templates

    As of an earlier article , you can save foundations with their dimensions as templates in a user-defined library as of version x.04.0024.

  7. Database of Foundation Templates

    As of Version X.04.0024, there is an additional new feature in RF‑/FOUNDATION Pro: You can save the foundation dimensions for all five foundation types as foundation templates in a user-defined database and use them later in other models.

  8. Exporting and Importing Favorites Groups of Cross-Section

    The cross-section library in RFEM 5 and RSTAB 8 offers you the option to save particular cross‑sections in a favorites group. You can then activate the groups in the cross‑section library. Thus, you can display only those cross‑sections in the library that you defined in the list.

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