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November 15, 2017

Basic Description Pattern based skip loading has recently been added into RISAFloor beam design.  This can be turned on or off using the checkbox in the Solution tab of the (Global) Model Settings shown below. This new feature applies to continuous beams that span over multiple supports.  The various types of live loading will be […]

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November 8, 2017

The International Code Council just released the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) in August 2017. Our goal is to add all required codes to RISA software as soon as they are required by the individual states. The good news is that most of the material codes are already incorporated in RISA. Here you can see […]

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October 18, 2017

The Steel Joist Institute (SJI) sizes and capacities from the 44th Edition Standard Specifications Load Tables and Weight Tables for Steel Joists and Joist Girders are now in RISAFloor.  There were no changes from the 43rd to the 44th Editions so you’ll see that these two are grouped together in RISAFloor.   Prior versions of RISAFloor […]

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October 12, 2017

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 4, 2017

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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