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December 30, 2013

Tapered members are common for metal buildings and pole-type structures.  For tapered wide flange members RISA provides a quick way to generate a tapered section that can then be checked per the provisions of AISC Design Guide 25 on tapered wide flanges. There is no automated procedure for tapered pipes.  However, there is still a […]

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December 27, 2013

For moment connections in RISAConnection there is an option to place web doubler plates on the column web. These plates act as a reinforcement for the column web to prevent panel zone shear failure. As shown below, when the flanges of a beam in a moment connection connect to a column they form a force […]

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December 26, 2013

Version 3.0 of RISAConnection includes some improved report printing features.  In addition to the ability to print a single screen at a time, you now have the ability to print our results for multiple connections at once, all together in a single report. To print a single view: As before you can print any view […]

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December 20, 2013

RISAConnection Version 4 includes full HSS connection design as well as WT braces and the Canadian CSA S-16 code.  Visit the RISAConnection product page to learn more about this exciting release. This upgrade has been emailed to all customers who are under maintenance. Contact info@risa.com for information on upgrade pricing.

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December 11, 2013

License Manager 01

For Network licenses RISA uses a third-party application from Sentinel to manage licenses. Before reviewing your licenses through this application it is important to check the RISA Key Manager to ensure that your Sentinel USB Key is being read correctly, and that it is authorized for all of the RISA applications which you own. Once […]

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