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June 7, 2017

You can now model parapets for analysis in RISAFloor and the program will calculate the wind loads per the ASCE 7 parapet wind loading requirements. How to add a Parapet to your model? The Floors spreadsheet has a parapet height per floor which is the default for the entire floor level.    You can then go […]

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May 23, 2017

RISA's steel connection integration with #Revit mentioned by @AutodeskRevit https://t.co/xSozVlesVI — RISA Technologies (@risatech) May 23, 2017

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May 10, 2017

The new Aluminum ADM 2015 code has been added in RISA-3D Version 15.0. To select this code for your design, simply open the (Global) Model Settings and under the Codes tab select AA ADM1-15: The Detail Reports will display the code that the user has selected for their Aluminum design:

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May 3, 2017

The bending and axial code checks for single angles differ somewhat from other shape types, because single angles behave quite differently in bending and compression depending on how they are braced along their length. Single angles can act about their geometric axes if they are fully braced against twisting along their length. Otherwise they will […]

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April 26, 2017

RISA-3D can design the Cold Formed Steel face-to-face channel and track sections.   You can also get design of a Cold Formed Steel tube shape in RISA-3D.   The Shape Selection dialog will allow you to model the built-up sections by selecting “Face to Face” shown below. There are a variety of different code checks that are […]

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