RISACalc Specifications

Modeling Features

  • Dynamic synchronization between properties and graphics
  • Support for all units systems & conversions at any time
  • Light Gage Shapes: AISI, SSMA, Dale/Incor, Dietrich, Marino\WARE

Design Codes

  • Steel Design Codes: AISC 360-16/10/05: ASD & LRFD, AISC 2nd & 3rd: LRFD, AISC 9th: ASD, CSA S16-14/09/05/01/CSA-S16.1-94, IS 800: 2007/1998
  • Concrete Design Codes: ACI 318-14/11/08/05/02/99, CSA A23.3-14/04/94, IS 456: 2000, SBC 304-2007
  • Cold Formed Steel Design Codes: AISI S100-16/12/10/07: ASD & LRFD, AISI NAS-04/01: ASD & LRFD, AISI 1999: ASD & LRFD, CSA S136-16/12/10/07/04/01: LSD, CANACERO 16: ASD, CANACERO 12/10/07/04/01: ASD & LRFD
  • Aluminum Design Codes: AA ADM1-15/10: ASD & LRFD, AA ADM1-05: ASD
  • Wood Design Codes: AWC NDS-18/15/12: ASD, AF&PA NDS-08/05/01/97/91: ASD, CSA 086-14/09 Ultimate, multi-ply, solid sawn, Glulam, LSL, LVL, OSL, PSL
  • Stainless Steel Design Code: AISC 360-10: ASD & LRFD

Analysis Features

  • Analysis of 1D members (beams, columns) using Finite Element Method
  • Accelerated true sparse solver for static analysis
  • Automatic self-weight calculations for members

Design Features

  • Designs/optimizes concrete, hot rolled & cold formed steel, wood and aluminum
  • User-specified rebar layouts for flexure and shear
  • Concrete beam detailing
  • Concrete column interaction diagrams
  • Automatically filtered load combinations
  • Intelligent unbraced length calculations for members
  • Wood Shapes: Complete NDS species/grade and Glulam database

Results Features

  • Graphic presentation of color-coded results and plotted designs
  • Live force diagrams with roll-over values
  • Graphic member detail reports with force/deflection diagrams and detailed design calculations

Graphics Features

  • High-speed redraw algorithm for instant refreshing
  • Dynamically zoom, pan, scroll

General Features

  • Supported web-browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge
  • Program technical support provided by Professional Engineers