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February 15, 2017

canadiansteel

The new Canadian Hot Rolled Steel material code is now in RISA.   CSA S16-14 Steel Concrete Code New to RISAFloor and RISA-3D is the ability to set the L-Torque length for the CSA S16-14 code. In previous versions of the Canadian code, RISAFloor and RISA-3D used the full member length as the torque length […]

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January 24, 2017

canadiansteel

The new Canadian material codes have been implemented into RISA-3D V15, RISAFloor V11, and RISAFoundation V9. CSA S16-14 Steel Concrete Code To select this code for your design, simply choose them from the Codes tab of Global Parameters: The Detail Reports will display the code that the user has selected for their design: New to […]

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January 11, 2017

ibc2015

The new 2015 IBC- compliant codes have been implemented into RISA-3D v15.0, RISAFloor v11.0, and RISAFoundation v9.0! These include: AISC 360-10 (14th Edition)- Steel Design Code ASCE 7-10- Minimum Design Loads Code AISC 341/358-10- Hot Rolled Steel Seismic Provisions AISI S100-12 – Cold Formed Steel Design Code ACI 530-13- Masonry Design Code ACI 318-14- Concrete Design […]

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December 12, 2016

coordinatescursor

In RISA-3D, RISAFloor, and RISAfoundation the cursor now provides additional information regarding the cursor coordinates. As you move your cursor around on your screen, a box adjacent to your cursor will appear and populate with the coordinates of the cursor. The mouse coordinates that are displayed are the coordinates of the grid point or joint […]

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November 16, 2016

analysis-offset-01

In the RISA-3D when you model a WT brace it exists at the member centroid, which means that no bending ends up in the brace due to the fact that the brace is actually eccentric to the braced frame. In Version 15.0 we added a feature called “Analysis Offset” which moves the centroid of the member […]

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