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March 25, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

Seismic Design of Steel Structures in RISA-3D

This video will demonstrate how to utilize seismic design rules for the purpose of seismic detailing in RISA-3D per AISC 341 and AISC 358. Read More

March 28, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Assigning Seismic Loads in RISA-3D

RISA-3D has two ways of automatically generating seismic-related loads: the Seismic Load Generator and Response Spectra Analysis Read More

March 22, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Utilizing RISA-3D for Seismic Design of Concrete Walls

RISA-3D now includes the ability to design concrete shear walls for seismic forces according to ACI 318-14. Read More

November 15, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Enhanced RSA LCs with the Load Combination Generator

The Load Combination Generator in RISA-3D can now include earthquake loads in load combinations to reflect Response Spectra Analysis. 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

November 2, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Basic Code Terms for Seismic Behavior and Why We Use Them

This article reviews the basic ASCE 7 code provisions for the generation of seismic loading in RISA-3D. 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

June 17, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Why Do Seismic Brace Story Forces Change My Existing Code Checks?

It is possible for seismic (OCBF or SCBF) vertical braced connections to have some limit state code checks lower than those for the same non-seismic connection. Read More