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Import / Export Model

Last modified by Iwona Budny Bjergø on 2022/04/28 10:17

There are numerous ways to import a draft and initial model geometry into FEM-Design, and export it for further post-processing.

IFC file format

FEM-Design can read IFC models and create native and editable FEM-Design analytical model elements from structural elements. Numerous checking and automatic adjustment tools ensure the continuity of the analytical model created during the import, the correct connection of its elements.

See: Industry Foundation Classes (IFC)

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StruXML file format

The StruXML file is used to store object data such as geometry and loads of the model. StruXML is also the format used to exchange models with Revit and Tekla. Any FEM-Design 3D Structure model can be saved as StruXML and any StruXML file can easily be opened in a text editor where it can be inspected and modified.

See: StruXML

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Parametric model

The Parametric Model is an editor module, where you can create parametrized models as templates. The templates can be imported into the Structure module with customized settings.

See: Parametric Model

CAD Drawings

Each FEM-Design module can to import and export from / to DWG and DXF file format.

See: CAD Drawings

Parent topic: User Manual