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August 27, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

VIDEO: Creating Custom Shapes in RISA-3D

RISA-3D together with RISASection allows engineers to create, analyze and design with custom steel and concrete shapes. Read More

August 16, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Why Can’t I See My RISASection Shapes in the Shape Database?

When using RISA Integration between RISASection and RISA-3D, RISA-2D and/or RISAFloor, there are a few common mistakes that people make when attempting to access the RISASection files. Read More

August 7, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

How to Create a Custom Shape in RISA-3D

RISA-3D gives users the ability to create custom shapes to use for analysis and design. Read More

January 2, 2014 | Tips & Tricks

Designing Built-Up Sections using RISA-3D

Learn how to create complex shapes in RISASection and then analyze them in RISA-3D. Read More

October 15, 2012 | Tips & Tricks

Updated Torsional Shape Properties

RISASection v2 includes updated torsional shape properties for a more accurate analysis. Read More

March 1, 2012 | Tips & Tricks

How to Get a Code Check for Custom Cold Formed Steel Shapes

To get code checks, RISA-3D and RISA-2D need to know what type of shape would be most similar to yours. This is because the program needs to use the correct code equations for your shape type. Read More

December 14, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How to Import a RISASection Shape into RISA-3D

RISASection 2.0 includes the ability to assign your section as one of the predefined hot rolled steel Shape Types (Wide Flange, Channel, Tube, etc.). Read More

September 22, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

Building Cross Sections using DXF

RISASection v2 allows users to import DXF files in order to quickly build cross sections. Read More

July 5, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How to Model Composite Sections in RISASection

Modeling built-up or composite sections can easily be done in RISASection. Read More

June 30, 2011 |

How to Model a Void in a RISASection Shape

In order to model built-up or composite sections, RISASection includes the Property Multiplier which specifies the relative weight of the shape’s modulus of elasticity to that of the overall section. Read More