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January 20, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

Online Course: RISA Steel Building Workshop

RISA Steel Building Workshop Online Course now Available! Read More

October 10, 2019 | Events

RISA Steel Building Workshop & Release Party

Last week, RISA held its final Steel Building Workshop in Long Beach, CA. Attendees also enjoyed a post-event cocktail hour to celebrate the upcoming release of RISA-3D v18. 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

August 30, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Add Single Layer of Reinforcement anywhere in Slab

RISAFoundation v12 now includes the ability to create a single layer of reinforcement anywhere in a slab. Read More

August 30, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Foundation Design according to Eurocode 2

RISAFoundation v12 includes mat slab, concrete beam and pedestal design according to Eurocode 2 Read More

December 20, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

How to Create and Apply A Custom Rebar Layout

Learn how to apply a custom rebar layout in RISA-3D Read More

November 8, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Mat Slab Overturning and Sliding Safety Factors

RISAFoundation v11.0 includes two new tabs in the Safety Factors results spreadsheet that breakdown the slab’s stabilizing and destabilizing forces for each category. Read More

November 1, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Soil Overburden on Mat Slab

RISAFoundation v11.0 can now apply soil overburden to a mat slab to account for the weight of the soil above the foundation. Read More

October 26, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

What’s New in the NBC 2015?

The 2015 NBC compliant codes have been implemented into RISA-3D v17.0, RISAFloor v13.0 and RISAFoundation V.11.0! Read More

October 25, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

ASCE 7-16 Is Now Available!

ASCE 7-16 is now available in RISA-3D v17.0, RISAFloor v13.0, and RISAFoundation v11.0 Read More

September 20, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Passive Resistance for Mat Slabs

RISAFoundation v11.0 now includes the added ability to enter a passive pressure for slabs. Read More

August 2, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Governing Load Combinations for Shear in Concrete Columns

For concrete column members, the load combination producing the maximum shear code check is reported in the Detail Report and corresponding Results spreadsheet. Read More

May 24, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Concrete Pile Design for Pile Caps

Concrete pile design is now incorporated in the pile cap results in RISAFoundation v10. Read More

May 3, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Enhanced "Move" Tools in RISAFoundation

RISAFoundation v10.0 now includes the ability to move selected foundation elements. Read More

April 5, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Seismic Load Consideration for Retaining Walls

RISAFoundation v10 now has the capability to consider seismic loading for retaining walls. Read More

January 31, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Improved Solution Speed

RISAFoundation v10 includes multi-core processing which drastically improves solution times for models. Read More

December 19, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

TMS 402-16 Masonry Code Specification now Available

The new TMS 402-16 Masonry Code (formerly designated as ACI 530 and ASCE 5) have been added to RISA-3D v16.0, RISAFloor v12.0 and RISAFoundation v10.0. Read More

December 8, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

New and Improved Soil Properties

RISAFoundation v10 now includes new and improved soil properties for the definition and design of piles. Read More

December 8, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Pile Design now Available

RISAFoundation v10 now includes the design of hot rolled steel, wood and concrete piles. Read More

November 8, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

2018 IBC Coming Soon!

The International Code Council just released the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) in August 2017 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

September 13, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Vertical Slab and Beam Offsets

RISAFoundation v9, now gives users the opportunity to add a vertical offset for slabs or beams Read More

September 8, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

CSA A23.3-14 Canadian Concrete Code now Available

The CSA A23.3-14 code has been implemented in RISA-3D v15.0, RISAFloor v11.0, and RISAFoundation v9.0. Read More

January 18, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Masonry Retaining Walls now Available

RISAFoundation v9 now includes the ability to design masonry retaining walls and wall footings. Read More

January 11, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

What's New in IBC 2015?

The new 2015 IBC compliant codes have been implemented into RISA-3D v15.0, RISAFloor v11.0, and RISAFoundation v9.0. Read More

December 16, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Viewing Coordinates in Cursor Display

In RISA-3D, RISAFloor, and RISAFoundation the cursor now provides additional information regarding the cursor coordinates. Read More

October 20, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Shear Splices between Slabs

In RISAFoundation v8, you can now add a shear splice between slabs so that it acts like a hinge. Read More

January 20, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Why Did My Reinforcing Change in ACI 318-14?

One of the big changes between the ACI 318-11 and the ACI 318-14 was to minimum flexural reinforcement for one-way and two-way slabs, as well as foundation elements. Read More

December 16, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Concrete Design per ACI 318-14 Concrete Code now Available

The new ACI 318-14 code has been implemented into RISA-3D v14, RISAFloor v10, and RISAFoundation v8. Read More

November 19, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Battered Retaining Wall Design

RISAFoundation v8 now includes the ability to batter retaining walls. Read More

May 13, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Circular Pedestals on Spread Footings

Circular pedestals and posts have now been added to spread footings in RISAFoundation. Read More

April 22, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Which Wall Footing Type Should I Use?

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April 24, 2013 | Tips & Tricks

How to Export Detailed Drawings from RISAFoundation

RISAFoundation has the ability to export detailed reinforcement drawings for footings, pile caps, pedestals, and slabs. 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

July 19, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How to export a model to DXF

RISAFloor, RISA-3D, and RISAFoundation all allow the user to export a model as a DXF file for use in most major CAD programs. Read More

July 14, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

Varying Soil Properties in RISAFoundation

RISAFoundation allows users to create regions of varying soil properties. Read More

June 28, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

Checking Soil Bearing in RISAFoundation

RISAFoundation has the capability to report soil bearing pressures and check them against allowable pressures. Read More

October 26, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How to Use Spreadsheets More Effectively in RISA

RISA includes various advanced spreadsheet operations that make reviewing input and results easy. Read More

July 30, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

Circular Slab Generation in RISAFoundation

RISAFoundation now has the ability to automatically generate a circular slab with just a few easy clicks. Read More