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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004822FEMBugpublic2022-01-19 17:38 Assigned ToKunda1  
Status closedResolutionno change required 
PlatformWindowsOSWindowsOS Version10
Product Version0.19 
Summary0004822: FEM-Beam Cross Section-Circular Formula for Area is incorrect
DescriptionThe area for 13.82 mm diameter circle is calculated by FreeCAD as 37.48 mm2 The correct area for circle with diameter 13.82 mm is 150 mm2
It is due to error in the formula in FreeCAD which is π * (R*R)/4

Please correct it to π * (D*D)/4

Where R is radius
D is diameter
FreeCAD InformationOS: Windows 10 Version 2009
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.19.24291 (Git)
Build type: Release
Branch: releases/FreeCAD-0-19
Hash: 7b5e18a0759de778b74d3a5c17eba9cb815035ac
Python version: 3.8.6+
Qt version: 5.15.2
Coin version: 4.0.1
OCC version: 7.5.0
Locale: English/India (en_IN)



2022-01-19 17:38

administrator   ~0016228

This needed to be posted to the forum. Anything FEM related should be tested on the FreeCAD v0.20dev (you can download via

Closing ticket. If issue persists, ask on the forum thread to re-open ticket. Thanks
CC @berndhahnebach

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2022-01-08 12:32 New Issue
2022-01-19 17:35 Kunda1 Tag Attached: #post-to-forum
2022-01-19 17:38 Kunda1 Assigned To => Kunda1
2022-01-19 17:38 Kunda1 Status new => closed
2022-01-19 17:38 Kunda1 Resolution open => no change required
2022-01-19 17:38 Kunda1 Note Added: 0016228