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August 2, 2011

How to Assisgn Column Base Boundary Conditions in RISAFloor

Column boundary conditions are set in RISAFloor per the Splice Type that you have set in the Columns spreadsheet.

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February 15, 2011

What is the Difference Between a Boundary Condition and an End Release?

In RISA-3D, there are numerous options for Member End Releases which should not be confused with Boundary Conditions.

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February 3, 2011

What is the Difference Between Fixed and Reactions on Boundary Conditions?

In RISA-3D, you can define a boundary condition as Fixed, reaction will be calculated or Fixed, reaction will NOT be calculated.

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November 18, 2010

How to Consider Story Drift in RISA-3D

RISA-3D has a tool that allows you to calculate story drifts for each floor in your structure. To do this, simply define joints in the Boundary Conditions spreadsheet as story levels.

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