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December 8, 2017

With the addition of Pile Design in RISAFoundation v10.0, the Soil Properties have been improved.  In previous versions, you defined the default soil in the Model Settings for the entire model.  Now you’ll find the Soil Definitions spreadsheet gives you control over all the soil properties in one location. The default soil definition will be used […]

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December 8, 2017

Hot rolled steel, wood, and concrete piles are now available in RISAFoundation v10.0. The Pile Definition Editor lets the user input the pile’s properties including the pile’s shape, material, and length.  For concrete piles the user has the ability to apply a custom shear and flexural rebar layout or have the program optimize the reinforcement […]

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November 15, 2017

Basic Description Pattern based skip loading has recently been added into RISAFloor beam design.  This can be turned on or off using the checkbox in the Solution tab of the (Global) Model Settings shown below. This new feature applies to continuous beams that span over multiple supports.  The various types of live loading will be […]

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November 15, 2017

The Load Combination Generator in RISA-3D can now include earthquake loads in load combinations to reflect Response Spectra Analysis. The Load Combination Generator is available when the Load Combination spreadsheet is open.  Just click on the ‘LC Generator’ button found in the RISA Toolbar.  Under Seismic tab, select ‘X and Z’ for both Seismic Load […]

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November 8, 2017

The International Code Council just released the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) in August 2017. Our goal is to add all required codes to RISA software as soon as they are required by the individual states. The good news is that most of the material codes are already incorporated in RISA. Here you can see […]

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