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October 2, 2018

The new AWC NDS 2018 code has been implemented into RISA-3D v17.0 and RISAFloor v13.0. To select this code for your design, simply choose this code from the Codes tab within Global Model Settings.   After solution, the results are available in the Design Results spreadsheet. You can also verify the code selection used in […]

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September 13, 2018

The new AISC 360-16 15th Edition changes have been implemented into RISA-3D v17.0 and RISAFloor v13.0. To select this code for your design, simply choose them from the Codes tab within the Global Model Settings. A few notable changes in RISA between the 14th Edition and 15th Edition of the AISC code include: Updated shape database […]

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September 6, 2018

RISAFloor v13.0 now includes the added ability to graphically copy elements from one floor to another floor. This feature will expedite the modeling process by giving designers much more control over which beams, columns, walls and joints are carried over to another floor. To access the tool, click on the Copy Selected Items  button to open […]

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August 30, 2018

New IBC 2018 compliant codes have been implemented into RISA-3D v17.0, RISAFloor v13.0, and RISAFoundation v11.0! These include: ACI 318-2014 Concrete Code TMS 402-2016 Masonry Code AISI S100-2016 Cold Formed Steel Code ADMI 2015 Aluminum Code AISC 360-2016 (15th Edition) Hot Rolled Steel Code ASCE 7-2016 Loading Code AWC-NDS 2018 Wood Code To select these […]

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August 2, 2018

For concrete column members, the load combination producing the maximum shear code check is reported in the Detail Report and corresponding Results spreadsheet. Since concrete is evaluated based on a batch solution, this can be useful when shear governs the design. RISAFloor Concrete tab of the Column Results spreadsheet: Column Detail Report: RISA-3D: Concrete Columns […]

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