February 15, 2022


Canadian Concrete (CSA A23) Wall Panel Design in RISA


The CSA A23.3-14 Concrete Design Code has been implemented into RISA-3D v20 and RISAFloor v16 for concrete wall panels. These walls can be designated and designed as either gravity only or lateral elements in RISAFloor when designing a complete building utilizing concrete walls. Prior to this release, only ACI codes were supported for the design of concrete wall panel elements.

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When using the new A23.3-14 code for the design of concrete wall panels, the software incorporates the following limit state checks:

  • In-Plane Bending
  • Out-of-Plane Bending
  • Combined Axial + Bending
  • In-Plane Shear
  • Out-of-Plane Shear
  • Various Geometry & Rebar Checks per Clauses 14.1.7 & 14.1.8
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For more information about concrete wall panel design in RISA, visit the Wall Panel section of our Online Help:

RISA-3D Help: Concrete Wall Panels


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