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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.
In this technical article, a hinged column with a centrally acting axial force and a linear load that acts on the major axis is designed according to EN 1993-1-1 with the aid of the RF-/STEEL EC3 add-on module. Column head and column base are assumed as a lateral and torsional restraint. The column is not held against rotation between the supports. The cross-section of the column is an HEB 360 from S235.
The following article describes designing a two-span beam subjected to bending by means of the RF-/STEEL EC3 add-on module according to EN 1993-1-1. The global stability failure will be excluded due to sufficient stabilizing measures.
The cross-section class of a two-span beam will be designed in the following. In addition, the necessary cross-section designs will be performed. The global stability failure will be excluded due to sufficient stabilizing measures.
The printout reports created in RFEM and RSTAB can be transferred to VCmaster via an interface and further processed there. VCmaster (formerly BauText) is a word processing program for engineers. Calculations, drawings, photos and documents from various sources can be easily compiled, managed and used again with VCmaster.
The 3D PDF functionality allows you to display three-dimensional models from RFEM or RSTAB in a 3D PDF.
In the case of a post-critical failure, a substantial change in the geometry of a structure occurs. After reaching the instability of the equilibrium, a stable, strong position is reached again. The post-critical analysis requires an experimental approach. It is necessary to manually load the structure in increments step by step.
The “Measure” function available in the “Tools” menu allows you to measure distances and angles.
By clicking “Options” → “Display Properties” → “Edit”, you can change and save display settings for printout reports and your screen. For example, you can set individual colours for cross‑sections.
The “Page and Sheet Numbering” dialog box allows you to add a prefix to the numbering of the pages and sheets. It can be an abbreviation which specifies by chapter all model data in the numbering, for example with “MO”.
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