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May 31, 2018

Occasionally, you will find the need to change your server from an old computer to a new one, or perhaps you simply want to move your RISA products to a new server within your office. This blog will lay out the simple steps necessary to get your RISA programs up and running on the new […]

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May 24, 2018

Concrete pile design is now incorporated in the pile cap results in RISAFoundation. With the addition of axial pile design in RISAFoundation v10.0, the program can model concrete pile shapes and design the reinforcement, or the user can also apply their own custom rebar layout. Now you can get a full analysis and design of […]

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May 3, 2018

RISAFoundation Version 10.0 now includes the added ability to move selected foundation elements. This includes beams, wall footings, piles, pedestals, slabs, etc. To access the tool, click on the Move Selected Items  button to open the dialog box. There are 3 primary ways to move elements with this tool: Move by Point Location selection allows a […]

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April 26, 2018

RISAFloor ES has the ability to check the Long Term Deflection with Creep and Shrinkage. The program uses an iterative method to adjust the plate stiffness until it converges upon a solution. You can setup all the necessary coefficients and factors in the Model Settings (as shown below). Once you run solution on a RISAFloor […]

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April 19, 2018

RISAConnection Version 8.0 now offers Vertical Brace Diagonal Connections, the Vertical Chevron Brace Connection, and the Knee Brace Connection according to the Canadian (CSA S16-09 or CSA S16-14) design codes.   The design of these connections is similar to designs already implemented for the AISC design codes including; load analysis types, limit state checks, Whitmore […]

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