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January 31, 2018

We are proud to introduce drastically improved solution times in RISAFoundation version 10.0.  This version was updated to include multithreading/parallel processing capability which will allow it to take advantage of multiple core processors which are becoming extremely common on the market today. The solving load combinations will be split across your available CPU cores, and […]

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December 19, 2017

The new TMS 402-16 Masonry Code (formerly designated as ACI 530 and ASCE 5) have been added to RISA-3D Version 16.0, RISAFloor Version 12.0 and RISAFoundation Version 10.0. In order to select the code for your design, open (Global) Model Settings and under Codes tab, select either TMS 402-16: ASD or TMS 402-16: Strength depending […]

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December 8, 2017

With the addition of Pile Design in RISAFoundation v10.0, the Soil Properties have been improved.  In previous versions, you defined the default soil in the Model Settings for the entire model.  Now you’ll find the Soil Definitions spreadsheet gives you control over all the soil properties in one location. The default soil definition will be used […]

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December 8, 2017

Hot rolled steel, wood, and concrete piles are now available in RISAFoundation v10.0. The Pile Definition Editor lets the user input the pile’s properties including the pile’s shape, material, and length.  For concrete piles the user has the ability to apply a custom shear and flexural rebar layout or have the program optimize the reinforcement […]

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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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