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October 12, 2017

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The new British Annex for the European Hot Rolled Steel material code is now into RISA-3D and RISAFloor. BS EN1993-1-1:2014 Steel Code The British Annex is under the EN1993-1-1:2014 Eurocode on the Codes tab of the Model Settings. Simply select EN 1993-1-1:2014 for the Hot Rolled steel code and then choose the U.K. for the […]

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October 10, 2017

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Stainless steel provisions are now in RISA based on the AISC Design Guide 27 Structural Stainless Steel. Stainless steel shape properties and member design are based on the recommendations in the AISC Design Guide 27 Structural Stainless Steel.  The procedure outlined in the design guide follows the 2010 AISC Specification and 14th Edition Steel Manual. In […]

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October 4, 2017

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The 2014 update to the European Hot Rolled Steel design code is now available in RISA. EN1993-1-1:2014 Steel Code You can now set the L-Torque length for the EN1993-1-1:2014 code in RISA-3D and RISAFloor. In previous versions of the Eurocode, RISAFloor and RISA-3D used the full member length as the torque length when calculating torsional […]

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September 14, 2017

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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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September 11, 2017

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In version 15, the Drift Reporting is new and improved.  The drift definitions are now automatically created for any existing diaphragms.  For models without diaphragms, defining drift has been greatly simplified. The reported drift results have been updated as well, and are now much more relevant for today’s codes.  Drift results will report results in […]

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