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April 19, 2017

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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April 12, 2017

RISAFloor has the ability to model a Semi-Rigid, Rigid or Flexible diaphragm to distribute lateral loads.  Click here for more information on the differences between the diaphragm types. On a beam supported floor, you create a diaphragm edge by clicking this icon:  and then choose the Semi-Rigid option.  The semi-rigid diaphragm is modeled using plates […]

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February 15, 2017

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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February 1, 2017

RISAFloor Version 11 added the ability to reposition selected elements such as beams, columns, walls, and joints in your model. On the Graphic Editing Toolbar, click on the Move Selected Items  button to open the Move Selected Items dialog box. Move by Point Location option allows the user to click on the first point and […]

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January 24, 2017

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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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