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December 19, 2017

An update to the Cold-Formed Steel Design Codes has been added to RISA-3D v16.0 and RISAFloor v12.0. Updated Codes include: AISI S100-16 (ASD) AISI S100-16 (LRFD) CSA S136-16 (LSD) CANACERO 2016 (ASD) To use these codes in the design of your model, choose the version you’d like to use from the Codes tab of your […]

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December 19, 2017

The new TMS 402-16 Masonry Code (formerly designated as ACI 530 and ASCE 5) have been added to RISA-3D Version 16.0, RISAFloor Version 12.0 and RISAFoundation Version 10.0. In order to select the code for your design, open (Global) Model Settings and under Codes tab, select either TMS 402-16: ASD or TMS 402-16: Strength depending […]

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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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