RISAFoundation v11 includes Canadian code updates, consideration of passive pressure and soil overburden for mat slabs as well as much more.
RISAFoundation gives you the ability to solve and optimize all types of foundation systems, including mat foundations, grade beams, pile caps, retaining walls, isolated spread footings and combined footings.
RISAFoundation also fully and completely integrates with RISA-3D and RISAFloor, providing a complete structural design solution. Whether running standalone or from within RISA-3D/RISAFloor, RISAFoundation provides unparalleled ease, flexibility and power for the drawing, design and optimization of foundation systems.
Automatic mesh generation, thick plate modeling and comprehensive rebar calculations and detailing are some of the many reasons why RISAFoundation stands apart.
Slabs are automatically discretized into well formed quadrilateral – not triangular – elements at a specified mesh size. Beams are automatically discretized.
The thick plate method of RISAFoundation provides more realistic results than the thin plate modeling procedure found in other products.
RISAFoundation gives you the freedom to design and detail a slab in any direction. Grade beams, pile caps and spread footings are automatically designed and detailed as well. Rebar schedule and DXF export are also available.
RISAFoundation excels as a stand alone application. Its full integration with the RISA Building System brings productivity to a higher level. Manage all project footings in one model, in one file, and within the same environment as your structure. All loads are automatically applied and all footings are optimized at once.
RISAFoundation is a complete foundation solution and operates independently or fully integrated with RISA-3D and RISAFloor.
RISA-3D, RISAFloor and RISAFoundation are so tightly integrated that they operate as one program on the same building model. Optimize the gravity system in RISAFloor, the lateral system in RISA-3D and the foundation system in RISAFoundation, with a complete flow of information both ways.
All reactions are automatically imported into RISAFoundation for design and detailing of the complete foundation system.
View RISAFoundation footings in an integrated RISA-3D model
Take a closer look at the modeling, analysis and design features of RISAFoundation.
Review all of the detailed features and design codes in RISAFoundation.