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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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September 15, 2017

RISAConnection version 7.0.1 added the option for customized loading in an integrated RISAConnection model.  If you have used RISA-3D or RISAFloor to export connection rules for design in RISAConnection, they also exported over the forces per the solved load combinations. Now, if you want to use different loading, or manually adjust the loads to reflect […]

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September 14, 2017

The consideration of Live Load reduction is a feature that has been in RISAFloor from the very beginning.  However, recent changes to the interface make it significantly easier for you to understand how live load reduction is affecting the design forces in your structure. As always, you may choose which code you want to use […]

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