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December 28, 2012

AVAILABLE NOW! RISA Technologies is pleased to announced the release of: RISA-3D v11 includes the updated masonry, wood, cold formed steel and aluminum codes making RISA-3D IBC 2012 compatible.Visit the RISA-3D product page to learn more about this exciting release. RISAFloor v7 includes the IBC 2012 code updates as well as the ability to snap to an imported dxf background […]

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December 27, 2012

Because RISA-3D and RISA-2D model beams and columns at their centerlines it can be necessary to represent connections or eccentricities using either rigid links or nodal slaving. Take the example below where a steel angle supporting brick is bolted to the face of two columns.       One option would be to slave the […]

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December 19, 2012

Season

RISA Technologies wishes everyone Happy Holidays. Our office will be closed Dec. 24 & Dec. 25. We will also be closed Dec. 31 & Jan. 1.

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December 12, 2012

YouTube

In this video you will learn how RISAFoundation computes lateral soil pressure coefficients for retaining walls. This includes information on active, passive and at-rest conditions. Watch the video: Visit our YouTube Channel

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December 6, 2012

How do Plates and Walls interact with each other? Below is a model of a concrete flat slab (represented by a plate) which is bearing on two columns and a skewed wall. As we know from (Plate Meshing) we will obviously have to submesh this slab in order to get accurate results. However if we […]

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