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September 17, 2014

Check out The Concrete Producer highlighting the RISA-3D reinforced concrete design for an innovative new construction practice.  Read the full article here.

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August 8, 2014

Per the ACI, you can add a Shear Cap to your column to increase the shear strength of the slab. In RISAFloor ES two-way slabs, adding a shear cap will thicken the plates around the column automatically. The Shear Cap will affect the Punching Shear and the One-Way shear calculations. As you draw the columns […]

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June 24, 2014

In RISA-3D ver. 12 and RISAFloor ver. 8.0, the explicit concrete reinforcement has been added to the Member Design Rules to make it easy to layout your exact rebar spacing and size. Optimize vs Explict: If you select Optimize the program will select the best reinforcement size and spacing.  You’ll just enter in the minimum […]

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May 17, 2012

Detailed Look at Lintel Analysis for Concrete Walls in RISA

RISA-3D now has the ability to design concrete walls with openings for both in-plane and out of plane loading.

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May 10, 2012

How to Transfer Loads to Full-Height Regions for Concrete Walls With Openings

RISA-3D now has the ability to design concrete walls with openings for both in-plane and out of plane loading. Depending on your design methods you may wish to lump all of the loading into the full-height piers for design.

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