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November 16, 2018

Wide Flange beam to HSS Tube column moment connections can now be designed in RISAConnection version 9 with both the US and Canadian design standards.  HSS tubes may be selected as the supporting column member on either of the two moment connections: Column/Beam Direct Weld Moment Connection Column/Beam Flange Plates Moment Connection When either of […]

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October 26, 2018

The 2015 NBC compliant codes have been implemented into RISA-3D v17.0, RISAFloor v13.0 and RISAFoundation V.11.0! These include: CSA S16-14 – Hot Rolled Steel Design Code CSA S136-16 – Cold Formed Steel Design Code CSA A23.3-14 – Concrete Design Code CSA O86-14 – Wood Design Code NBC 2015 Division B Part 4 – Seismic Load […]

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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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