Analysis

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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

June 21, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Beam Deflection Ratio Options

RISA-3D v16.0.4 introduces an enhancement that allows for more control over the beam deflection ratio through Deflection Ratio Options. Read More

September 11, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Improved Drift Reporting

RISA-3D v15 now includes automatic drift definitions for diaphragms as well as simplified story drift application. Read More

December 9, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Envelope Detail Report Results

RISA-3D v14 introduced envelope detail reports for all material members. Read More

February 23, 2012 | Tips & Tricks

How Do I Resolve a P-Delta Instability?

Investigating P-Delta instabilities in RISA-3D (or RISA-2D) can be difficult but this article includes some tips & tricks on how to determine what is causing the issue in your model. Read More

May 24, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

Define a Beam Eccentricity in RISA-3D

Learn how to define beam to columns eccentricity in RISA-3D and RISA-2D. Read More