September 13, 2018

Steel Design per AISC 15th Edition Steel Manual now Available

The new AISC 360-16 15th Edition changes have been implemented into RISA-3D v17.0 and RISAFloor v13.0.

Specification for structural steel buildings a360 16

To select this code for your design, simply choose them from the Codes tab within the Model Settings.


A few notable changes in RISA between the 14th Edition and 15th Edition of the AISC code include:

  • Updated shape database
  • Updated slenderness ratio limits
  • Updated method to calculate b for the Direct Analysis Method stiffness reduction
  • Revised method of calculating effective area for slender compression elements
  • Brand new check for lateral-torsional buckling on rectangular HSS members

Tags: RISA-3D RISAFloor Steel

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