Unbraced Lengths

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May 3, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Updates to Aluminum Single Angle Bending

Bending for single angles differ from other shape types, mainly because single angles behave differently in bending and compression depending on how they are braced. Read More

March 25, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

How are Unbraced Lengths coordinated between RISAFloor and RISA-3D?

Unbraced length information from RISAFloor can be used to complete the design of members in RISA-3D. Read More

December 3, 2014 | Tips & Tricks

What do the Unbraced Length commands Segment and Lbyy mean?

RISA-3D includes shortcut commands for unbraced lengths such as Segment and Lbyy which help to quickly define member unbraced lengths. Read More

November 19, 2014 | Tips & Tricks

What do the Unbraced Lengths represent?

Understanding unbraced lengths and how RISA software accounts for them is essential in the design of any project. Read More

November 12, 2014 | Tips & Tricks

How do Unbraced Lengths affect Analysis?

Learn how various unbraced length settings change the analysis results of a member. Read More

June 1, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How to Assign a Wood Roof Member’s Unbraced Length in RISAFloor

In RISAFloor, the beams are susceptible to two forms of buckling; Euler buckling and lateral-torsional buckling. The unbraced length is determined in RISAFloor using the deck properties and framing. Read More

April 20, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How to Correctly Define Unbraced Lengths

There are four different values for Unbraced lengths in RISA-3D, RISA-2D and RISAFloor. Two are for axial calculations and two are for bending calculations. Read More