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February 15, 2022 | Tips & Tricks

Seismic Design of Masonry Walls (TMS 402-16) in RISA-3D

RISA-3D now includes the ability to incorporate seismic design parameters of TMS 402-16 for masonry walls. Read More

August 18, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

Determining Masonry Wall Compression Block Depth Value "a"

Learn and understand the specifics of how RISA-3D determines the depth of the compression block value of "a" for a masonry wall to resist in-plane shear. Read More

November 13, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Masonry Wall Panels in RISA-3D

This video tutorial describes step-by-step how to model, analyze and design a masonry wall in RISA-3D. 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

February 19, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Masonry Cover Flexibility in RISA-3D

RISA-3D now gives users the ability to manually define cover as well as place a bar that is non-centered in a masonry wall. Read More

December 19, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

TMS 402-16 Masonry Code Specification now Available

The new TMS 402-16 Masonry Code (formerly designated as ACI 530 and ASCE 5) have been added to RISA-3D v16.0, RISAFloor v12.0 and RISAFoundation v10.0. Read More

January 18, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Masonry Retaining Walls now Available

RISAFoundation v9 now includes the ability to design masonry retaining walls and wall footings. Read More