Loads

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September 14, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Enhanced Live Load Reduction

RISAFloor v10 includes changes to the interface that make it significantly easier to understand how live load reduction is affecting the design forces in your structure. Read More

June 7, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Parapet Wind Loading

RISAFloor v11 allows users to add parapets while allowing the program to calculate the wind loads per the ASCE 7 parapet wind loading requirements. Read More

November 11, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Adding Roof Parapets in RISAFloor

RISAFloor v11 now includes the option to add parapets and parapet loading to a building. Read More

November 9, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

How to verify loads graphically in RISAFloor

In RISAFloor it is easier to graphically review the applied floor area loads. Read More

May 27, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Include Moving Load in Batch Solution

With the new release of RISA-3D v13.0, you now have the ability to include moving load combinations in a Batch solution. Read More

March 20, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Moving Load Point Load Generator now Available

RISA-3D now includes a feature that will allow you to quickly generate a static loading condition equivalent to the moving loads at any given step along their path Read More

June 19, 2014 | Tips & Tricks

How to Use Moving Loads

Both RISA-3D and RISA-2D will allow you to add a moving load pattern to your model and include it in your envelope solution. Read More

February 18, 2014 | Tips & Tricks

How to Add a New Pattern to the Moving Load Database

RISA-3D and RISA-2D come with a default list of existing moving load patterns. These are listed in the Moving Loads Library which can be viewed by clicking on the Moving Load Patterns button in Read More

July 2, 2013 | Tips & Tricks

How to use Live Load Special

In RISAFloor, there are several different Load Categories that define Live Load. The IBC and the ASCE7 both have provisions that allow you to reduce the tributary area of the Live Loads. Read More

March 27, 2013 | Tips & Tricks

Nesting Load Combinations

The Load Combinations spreadsheet in RISA-3D is limited to ten columns of BLC and Factor combinations so if you need a larger combination it is possible to "nest" the combination. Read More