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!

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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 Model Settings:

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

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

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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:

Link: ICC website

Tags: ASCE 7 RISA-3D RISAFloor RISAFoundation

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