Imperfection Concept

This example introduces shortly the general stability approach based on imperfections, which is allowed according to EN 1993-1-1. This tutorial will focus only on the imperfection problem, but not on the design of elements.  A simple steel frame is analysed in this tutorial.


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Type Example
Productgroup Structural / Dynamics / FEA
Topics System + Loads
Loads / Actions
Analysis: nonlinear
Applications Steel Design
Keywords imperfections, stability