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April 22, 2015

Wall Footings4

New in RISAFoundation V7 is the ability to define different types of wall footings. The options are: Retaining Walls, Strip Footing (Gravity) and Strip Footing (Lateral/Custom): You can define these from the Draw Wall Footings dialog.

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March 3, 2015

IFST Wall 2

You may be familiar with the Internal Force Summation Tool (IFST) that is currently present in RISA-3D. However, a new tool has been added which allows you to click point to point within a wall and will only sum forces between these two points. Previously when using the IFST, forces were summed across all elements […]

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October 22, 2013

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Masonry Design in RISA Learn how to model, analyze, and design masonry walls within RISA. All aspects of modeling related to piers (regions), lintels, and reinforcing will be covered. Code checking for in-plane and out-of-plane forces will be considered using both ASD and Strength methods with the latest code (ACI 530-11). Presenter: Matt Brown, SE Time: 11 a.m. […]

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September 24, 2013

How to Model Concrete Walls with Openings in RISAFloor and RISA-3D

Wall Design in RISA Sep. 25, 2013 This webinar will focus on the modeling and analysis of walls within RISA-3D. Special emphasis will be placed on the Finite Element Analysis of walls, as well as the design, optimization, and code checks for walls consisting of wood, masonry, or concrete. All wall-related topics will be covered, including […]

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April 9, 2013

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The Internal Force Summation Tool (IFST) in RISA-3D can be very useful for quickly checking the loads at a “cut” through your model.  Here are the basic rules to use the tool: 1. The model must be in a 2D (plan or elevation) view. 2. Select only the elements in your model that you want […]

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