RF-/TIMBER AWC | Features

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7 July 2015




  • Design of members and continuous members for tension, compression, bending, shear, and combined internal forces
  • Stability analysis of buckling and lateral-torsional buckling according to the Equivalent Member Method or second-order analysis
  • Serviceability limit state design by limitation of deflections
  • Design of tapered and curved beams consisting of glulam timber
  • Free setting of charring time and rates as well as free selection of charring sides for fire resistance design
  • Material and cross-section library based on the supplement to the standards ANSI/AWC NDS‑2018 and ANSI/AWC NDS-2015, including adjustment factors
  • User-defined entry of rectangular and circular cross-sections
  • Automatic cross-section optimization
  • Optional import of buckling lengths from the RF-STABILITY/RSBUCK module
  • Detailed result documentation including references to design equations of the used standard
  • Various filtering and sorting options of results
  • Consideration of temperature effects and moisture service conditions
  • Visualization of design criterion on RFEM/RSTAB model
  • Data export to MS Excel
  • Metric and imperial units

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RFEM Timber Structures

Add-on Module

Design of timber members according to the American standard ANSI/AWC NDS

Price of First License
1,120.00 USD