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January 17, 2019

RISAFloor is the RISA Building System’s floor design software which allows users to design with composite decks, elevated concrete slabs and more.  When paired with RISA-3D, the two create a complete solution for the analysis and design of multi-story structures, including two buildings on the same podium. Equivalent Lateral Force/Static Force Procedure After the definition […]

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January 10, 2019

A floating or hanger column is a vertical member that is supported above by a transfer beam and consequently doesn’t transfer its load directly to the foundation. This type of construction is widely used in multi-story commercial and residential buildings because it allows for the column layout on individual floors to be modified where larger, […]

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December 27, 2018

RISAFloor v13 includes a variety of modeling features which allows users to quickly create and manipulate geometry. These new features include construction lines, saved selections and copy elements from floor to floor.  Take a look at the video below to learn more about these new modeling enhancements:

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October 26, 2018

The 2015 NBC compliant codes have been implemented into RISA-3D v17.0, RISAFloor v13.0 and RISAFoundation V.11.0! These include: CSA S16-14 – Hot Rolled Steel Design Code CSA S136-16 – Cold Formed Steel Design Code CSA A23.3-14 – Concrete Design Code CSA O86-14 – Wood Design Code NBC 2015 Division B Part 4 – Seismic Load […]

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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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