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Karamba is an interactiv, parametric finite element program for shell and beam structures.

Current Version: 1.1.0 (February 13th 2015)

Website: http://www.karamba3d.com
Location: Vienna
Members: 642
Latest Activity: yesterday

karamba is an interactive, parametric finite element program. It lets you analyze the response of 3-dimensional beam and shell structures under arbitrary loads.

karamba is being developed by Clemens Preisinger in cooperation with Bollinger-Grohmann-Schneider ZTGmbH Vienna.

Download the free version for non-commercial use only. In case you want to purchase a commercial license contact us via info@karamba3d.com or read the manual for details.

 

download, manual:

http://www.karamba3d.com/downloads or

http://www.food4rhino.com/project/karamba

examples (require GH 0.9.0014):

http://www.karamba3d.com/category/examples/

update report/known bugs: 
http://www.grasshopper3d.com/group/karamba/page/new-features-and-bug-fixes

Here a beam structure based on stream-lines with bending moments:


 

More details, manual, examples and download ....

 

 

Discussion Forum

Karamba 1.1.0 Hacker's Guide.chm Missing <summary> documentation

Hello guys, I am trying to use Karamba to conduct a FEM analysis on a tree structure. As I need to assign different cross-section (diameter of the circular section) to each element according to the…Continue

Tags: hacker, error, scripting, karamba

Started by Sen Wang on Monday.

Rigid links in Karamba 4 Replies

Hi all,My question is more addressed to Clemens, but feel free to answer if you face the same kind of problem.I would like to know if you plan on implementing links in Karamba. I am lecturing Karamba…Continue

Started by Romain Mesnil. Last reply by Romain Mesnil Apr 21.

Seismic forces in Karamba 3 Replies

Heyall!How do you apply earthquake forces using Karamba? I'd be grateful if you can describe it and/or send an example file.Best,Aryan Continue

Tags: load, earthquake, Karamba, seismic

Started by Aryan Shahabian. Last reply by Aryan Shahabian Apr 15.

Can I specify a material and its properties Karamba? 3 Replies

Hi, I read some documents saying that I could customize my own material in the Material library of karamba. Does any one know how? I would like to add material like wool felt / wool block into the…Continue

Started by viv wong. Last reply by Jamparc Apr 15.

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Comment by karamba on January 8, 2016 at 10:03am

New tutorials showing workflow between Karamba and Revit using Geometry Gym and Dynamo are up on our youtube and Grasshopper pages! The full definitions will follow shortly!

Comment by karamba on September 19, 2015 at 9:02am

Dear all,

in case of questions please open new discussions (see above). They are easier to find and to follow than entries on the comment wall.

Best,

Clemens

Comment by Andrei Raducanu on April 20, 2015 at 6:52am

Hi, Rafael! I did, but i didn't manage to get what i wanted. I used the prescribed displacement component with an input vector and a force acting on the points of the prescribed displacement hoping that once the amplitude of the vector is reached, the points don't move any further, but they di surpass the length of the vector...

Comment by Rafael Pastrana on April 20, 2015 at 5:23am

Hi Andrei, have you had a look to the "prescribed displacement" component? I guess this one will help you out with what you want. cheers, Rafael.

Comment by Andrei Raducanu on April 20, 2015 at 3:26am

Hi, Rafael,

The problem with this method is that the model won't consider internal stresses. The moving has to take place after the point is converted to a support variable.

Comment by Rafael Pastrana on April 20, 2015 at 3:19am

Hi Andrei,I guess you would need to move the point that defines the aforementioned support in order to do that.

Best,

Rafael

Comment by Andrei Raducanu on April 19, 2015 at 2:30pm

Hi all,

Is there a way to move supports by a certain distance in a certain direction?

(say i have a shell and i want to move one of its vertexes and see what stresses appear)

Comment by Elisa Cheung on April 19, 2015 at 9:15am

Clemens,

What do you mean by placing two elements in the same spot? Wouldn't that give me two separate beams? 

Comment by Andrei Raducanu on April 18, 2015 at 3:03pm

What I don't get is why in the simply supported plate and beam examples one of the ends doesn't move horizontally when the beam/plate gets bent.

It does have the freedom to do so and in order to keep the length constant it should do so, yet it doesn't. Please answer if You can

Comment by Andrei Raducanu on April 18, 2015 at 9:44am

Can curved folding simulations be done using Karamba?
Something along these lines :

 
 
 

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