Brace Connection

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March 14, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

Vertical Diagonal Brace Extended Shear Tab Connections in RISAConnection

RISAConnection Version 13 now includes the ability to define vertical diagonal brace extended shear tab connections both with and without the use of gusset plates. Read More

April 19, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Vertical Brace Connections per Canadian Code now Available

RISAConnection v8 now offers Brace Connection design according to the Canadian codes. Read More

March 15, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Brace to Column Base Plate Design now Available

RISAConnection v8 now includes the design of Brace to Column Base Plate Connections. Read More

March 9, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Brace Design with Tapered Gusset Plates

RISAConnection v8 includes Knee Brace and Diagonal Brace design with a tapered gusset plates. Read More

March 15, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Added Knee Brace Connections

RISAConnection v7 recently added a new Knee Brace (Kicker Brace) connection type. This connection can be designed at the brace to column or brace to beam. Read More

August 10, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Use Wide Flange Braces in Vertical Brace Connections

RISAConnection v6 now offers the ability to use a wide flange brace member in Vertical Brace Connections. Read More

July 27, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Using Eccentric Chevron Brace Workpoints

RISAConnection v6 now offers the ability to enter an eccentric work point for the braces on a Vertical Brace Chevron Connection. Read More

June 28, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Calculation of Forces in Seismic Brace Connections

Learn how seismic brace connections are designed for both tension and compression loading. Read More

June 28, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Seismic Brace Connection Integration with RISA-3D

RISAConnection v6 allows for export of Vertical Diagonal Brace Connections and Vertical Chevron Brace Connections from RISA-3D into RISAConnection. Read More

May 25, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

SCBF Seismic Brace Connections

Vertical Diagonal Brace connections and Vertical Chevron Brace connections may be designed as Special Concentric Braced Frame (SCBF) connections in RISAConnection v6. Read More