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April 12, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

CSA O86-14 Canadian Wood Code now Available

RISAFloor v11 now includes wood member design according to CSA O86-14. Read More

January 7, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Mechanically Graded Wood Design now Available

Mechanically graded wood materials have been added for the AWC NDS 2015 design code per Table 4C, and CSA O86-14 design code per tables 6.3.2 and 6.3.3. Read More

December 22, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Wood Design per AWC NDS 2015 Wood Code

RISA-3D v14 and RISAFloor v10 now include ASD wood design per AWC NDS 2015. Read More

October 15, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Using RISAFloor to Design Wood Diaphragms

This video will show you how to layout wood diaphragms in RISAFloor and get the design and deflection results in the lateral model in RISA-3D. Read More

September 22, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Why Did the Wood Design Values Drop?

This article reviews the changes to design values found in the NDS 2012. Read More

February 26, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Canadian Wood Design now Available

Timber design according to the Canadian CSA 086-2009 design code is now available. 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

December 21, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How Can I Account For Continuous Tie Rods in RISA-3D Wood Walls?

Continuous tiedown systems are used to help resist overturning forces generated by lateral loads, and can be estimated in RISA-3D using the hold-down database and the strap forces. Read More

August 26, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How to Design Wood I-Joists with RISAFloor

RISAFloor has the capability to design wood I-Joists based on tables provided by the manufacturer. Read More

June 22, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How to Create an Engineered Wood Material

RISA-3D and RISAFloor allow users to create custom engineered wood materials for use in analysis and design. Read More