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November 16, 2018

Modeling tapered gusset plates in RISAConnection is now easier than ever.  With the recent addition of the Custom Angle input, you may now enter an angle to quickly cut back a gusset edge. When you select the Custom Angle option, you now have the option to define the Left Taper Cut Line and Right Taper […]

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November 16, 2018

Wide Flange beam to HSS Tube column moment connections can now be designed in RISAConnection version 9 with both the US and Canadian design standards.  HSS tubes may be selected as the supporting column member on either of the two moment connections: Column/Beam Direct Weld Moment Connection Column/Beam Flange Plates Moment Connection When either of […]

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November 15, 2018

Wide Flange Beam to HSS Tube Column Moment Connections can now be designed in RISAConnection version 9.  HSS tubes may be selected as the supporting column member on either of the two moment connections: Column/Beam Direct Weld Moment Connection Column/Beam Flange Plates Moment Connection You may select rectangular or square tubes and all design codes […]

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November 1, 2018

RISAFoundation v11.0 can now apply soil overburden to a mat slab to account for the weight of the soil above the foundation. Simply enter a Soil Overburden pressure value for your foundation design in the Slabs spreadsheet. The soil overburden load is utilized to help the mat slab resist overturning during the analysis. The soil […]

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October 25, 2018

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 […]

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