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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

November 11, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Adding Roof Parapets in RISAFloor

RISAFloor v11 now includes the option to add parapets and parapet loading to a building. Read More

May 27, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Include Moving Load in Batch Solution

With the new release of RISA-3D v13.0, you now have the ability to include moving load combinations in a Batch solution. Read More

March 20, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Moving Load Point Load Generator now Available

RISA-3D now includes a feature that will allow you to quickly generate a static loading condition equivalent to the moving loads at any given step along their path Read More

March 27, 2013 | Tips & Tricks

Nesting Load Combinations

The Load Combinations spreadsheet in RISA-3D is limited to ten columns of BLC and Factor combinations so if you need a larger combination it is possible to "nest" the combination. Read More

August 31, 2012 | Tips & Tricks

How to Model Multiple Pedestals/Loads on One Footing

RISAFoundation allows users to create a footing with multiple pedestals using a slab element. Read More

November 10, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How Do You Define Additive Area Loads in RISAFloor?

RISAFloor uses the Area Load Definitions spreadsheet to define area loads available for use on a floor. Read More

October 13, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How to Check Floor Vibrations Using RISAFloor

RISAFloor includes floor vibration checks according to AISC Design Guide #11. Read More

August 18, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

Using Projected Loads in RISA-3D

RISA-3D, RISA-2D and RISAFloor have the ability to project distributed line and area loads onto members. Read More

May 23, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How to Apply Notional Loads in RISA-3D

In RISA-3D you can automatically apply notional loads to your structure to comply with your steel code (such as AISC 360). Read More

April 18, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

Using Sum of Reactions in RISA-3D

RISA-3D will check your model for errors by summing the reactions in your model and comparing them to the applied loads. This happens for the global X, Y, and Z directions. Read More

April 6, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

What are the Unbalanced Forces on Beams?

The detailed report in RISA-3D has the ability to show unbalanced seismic forces in both beams and braces according to AISC 341. Read More

March 3, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How to Use Seismic Factors in Load Combinations in RISA-3D

RISA-3D now has the ability to define the seismic parameters Rho, Omega and SDS directly into load combinations. Read More

February 28, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How To Generate Seismic Loads Automatically in RISA-3D

Learn how to automatically generate seismic loads in a RISA-3D model. Read More

September 20, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

Use RISA to Consider Bi-Directional (Quartering) Wind Loading

Applying the complex wind combinations required by ASCE 7 is easy using RISA-3D. Read More

August 31, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How Are Wind Loads Generated for Sloped Roofs?

RISAFloor is capable of automatically generating the wind loads on sloped roofs. Read More