Loads

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June 16, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

Understanding differences between Basic Load Cases, Load Categories and Load Combinations

Understanding differences between Basic Load Cases, Load Categories and Load Combinations is essential to creating accurate RISA models. Read More

April 23, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

How Do Flexible Diaphragms Work on Sloped Roofs?

This article will show you how to define a flexible diaphragm on a sloped roof. The user has the option to consider a Ceiling Diaphragm for the load attribution, or they may choose not to consider a Read More

November 13, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Applying Loading and Reviewing Results in RISA-3D

Learn how RISA-3D allows you to graphically apply and modify various types of loads to your model while allowing you to quickly review applied loads and corresponding results with one-click! Read More

November 13, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Making and Viewing Model Changes in RISA-3D

RISA-3D's new selection tools and Properties Panel, making it effortless to quickly view/adjust properties for single or multiple members/loads in a quick and easily accessible way. Read More

August 30, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Updated Floor Vibration Calculation per AISC Design Guide #11

RISAFloor v14 now includes floor vibration calculations per the 2nd Edition of AISC Design Guide #11 Read More

August 30, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Nested Load Combinations in RISAFoundation

RISAFoundation v12 now includes the ability to utilize “nested” load combinations. Read More

November 16, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Area Load Query Tool

RISAFloor v11 includes the new Area Load Query tool which allows users to visually inspect the area loads applied to a floor level. Read More

November 15, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Beam Skip Loading now Available

RISAFloor v12 now includes the ability for users to apply pattern skip loading based on ASCE 7. Read More

September 14, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Enhanced Live Load Reduction

RISAFloor v10 includes changes to the interface that make it significantly easier to understand how live load reduction is affecting the design forces in your structure. Read More

June 7, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Parapet Wind Loading

RISAFloor v11 allows users to add parapets while allowing the program to calculate the wind loads per the ASCE 7 parapet wind loading requirements. Read More