October 25, 2018

ASCE 7-16 Is Now Available!

The 2016 edition of ASCE Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7-16) is now available in RISA-3D v17.0, RISAFloor v13.0, and RISAFoundation v11.0!

The seismic & wind load generator has also been updated to include this edition of the code in RISA-3D.  To select the ASCE 7-16 code for your seismic design, select from the Seismic tab within the Global Model Settings:

Selecting the ASCE 7-16 code for the wind design can be done by accessing the Wind Load Generator under the Wind Load Parameters

You may also use the load combination generator to select the appropriate load combinations from ASCE 7-16:

Note: Many states do not yet require compliance with the 2018 IBC. The ICC (International Code Council) publishes a report for which editions are adopted by each state. Check the ICC website ( for more information.

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