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June 7, 2017

You can now model parapets for analysis in RISAFloor and the program will calculate the wind loads per the ASCE 7 parapet wind loading requirements. How to add a Parapet to your model? The Floors spreadsheet has a parapet height per floor which is the default for the entire floor level.    You can then go […]

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May 23, 2017

RISA's steel connection integration with #Revit mentioned by @AutodeskRevit https://t.co/xSozVlesVI — RISA Technologies (@risatech) May 23, 2017

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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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