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November 13, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Modeling and Understanding Plate Results in RISA-3D

This video tutorial, learn how to quickly model and submesh plates in RISA-3D as well as how to interpret plate results using both spreadsheets and graphical results such as contour plots. Read More

June 7, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Improved Automesh & Local Axis Settings

This video tutorial shows how RISA-3D now includes improved behavior of the automesh feature as well as the newly added global model setting for Plate Local Axis. Read More

January 15, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Approximate Guidelines for Plate Meshing

It is important to submesh plate elements in your model in order to obtain the most accurate results. Read More

August 21, 2013 | Tips & Tricks

How can I transition a Plate Mesh from Round to Rectangular?

Transitioning plates from a circular (or elliptical) to a square (or rectangular) shape can be done easily using some of RISA-3D’s automated generation tools. Read More

February 2, 2012 | Tips & Tricks

Why is Plate Meshing Important?

A proper plate mesh allows for finite element analysis results that are accurate enough to be used in design. Read More

July 28, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How Do Plates Connect to Members?

In order to understand the interaction between plates and members it is important that you know the basics of Physical Members and Plate Connectivity. Read More

June 14, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How Do Plates Connect to Each Other?

Understanding how plates are connected to each other is essential to understanding finite element results. Read More