Seismic

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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

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

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

April 22, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Seismic Braced Frames in RISAConnection v6

This webinar shows users how to design and detail brace connections including gussets to meet the AISC 341/358 Seismic Provisions. Read More

April 19, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

OCBF Seismic Brace Connections

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