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October 30, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

Orthotropic Plates in RISA-3D

RISA-3D Version 19 now includes the ability to define the plate methodology of a material as orthotropic which can be useful when defining metal decks, cross-laminated timber or ribbed slabs. Read More

November 13, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Modeling and Understanding Plate Results in RISA-3D

This video tutorial, learn how to quickly model and submesh plates in RISA-3D as well as how to interpret plate results using both spreadsheets and graphical results such as contour plots. Read More

May 16, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Pinned Beams in Semi-Rigid Diaphragms

Learn how to eliminate end reaction spikes in beams within semi-rigid diaphragms. Read More

November 2, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Masonry Lintel Analysis using FEA

RISA-3D now includes the ability to analyze masonry lintels finite element analysis rather than as simply supported. Read More

October 4, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Partial Fixity End Releases in RISA-3D

RISA-3D v17.0 now has the ability to model partial fixity member end releases. Read More

September 28, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Analysis Offsets now Available

RISA-3D v15 includes "analysis offsets" which moves the centroid of the member for analysis allowing for flexibility in how members are designed. Read More

September 27, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Using Analysis Offsets in RISA-3D

Learn how to utilize Analysis Offsets in RISA-3D. Read More

September 27, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Challenges when using Analysis Offsets

Learn how to deal with challenges when using analysis offsets in RISA-3D. Read More

August 2, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Governing Load Combinations for Shear in Concrete Columns

For concrete column members, the load combination producing the maximum shear code check is reported in the Detail Report and corresponding Results spreadsheet. Read More

June 28, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

A Deeper Understanding of Deflection and Member Deflection Ratios

There are many different types deflection values calculated by RISA-3D. This article gives a deeper dive into each. Read More