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There are a couple options in RISA-3D and RISAFloor to create a custom shape not available in the program databases.  This is a great opportunity to use RISASection for the convenience of the program’s capabilities to calculate section properties, in which case you can refer to the following blog: http://risa.com/news/how-to-import-risasection-shape-into-risa3d/. However, you can still create […]

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August 16, 2012

Why Can’t I See My RISASection Shapes in the Shape Database?

When using RISA Integration between RISASection and RISA-3D, RISA-2D and/or RISA-Floor, there are a few common mistakes that people make when attempting to access the RISASection files from the Shape Database.

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March 1, 2012

How to Get a Code Check for Custom Cold Formed Steel Shapes

In order to get code calculations the RISA-3D and RISA-2D programs need to know what type of shape would be most similar to yours. This is because the program needs to use the correct code equations for your shape type.

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December 14, 2011

How to Import a RISASection Shape into RISA-3D

RISASection 2.0 includes the ability to assign your section as one of the predefined hot rolled steel Shape Types (Wide Flange, Channel, Tube, etc.).

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September 22, 2011

Importing a DXF into RISASection

The latest version of RISASection, includes a powerful new DXF import feature. This feature allows the user to import any 2D geometry into RISASection for the calculation of the cross-sectional properties.

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