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June 14, 2010

How Do Plates Connect to Each Other?

To best understand how plates interact with each other you must first understand the concept of Physical Members. The important thing to keep in mind is that plates are not physical members.

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June 3, 2010

RISA-3D is excellent for modeling complex roof systems but what if you have a rafter-purlin roof system that you need to change the slope on?

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May 24, 2010

How to Define a Beam to Column Eccentricity in RISA-3D & RISA-2D

When you have a deep column, it is necessary to model the beam so that it connects to the face of the column. This results in an eccentricity at the joint. RISA-3D and RISA-2D offer two ways to model this eccentricity.

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May 12, 2010

Let's Customize Your RISA Toolbar

The customizable toolbar is a new feature in both RISA-3D and RISAFloor. You’ll find all of your familiar buttons as well some new buttons which make reviewing your model and results easier.

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April 22, 2010

New Distributed Line Loads for Wall Panels

Apply distributed loads to the edges of your RISA-3D wall panels in one step. Simply open the Distributed Load dialogue box from the Drawing toolbar or go to the Distributed Loads spreadsheet on the Data Entry toolbar.

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