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March 28, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Assigning Seismic Loads in RISA-3D

RISA-3D has two ways of automatically generating seismic-related loads: the Seismic Load Generator and Response Spectra Analysis Read More

March 22, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Seismic Design of Concrete Walls using ACI 318-14 Chapter 18 now Available

RISA-3D now includes the ability to design concrete shear walls for seismic forces according to ACI 318-14. Read More

November 15, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Enhanced RSA LCs with the Load Combination Generator

The Load Combination Generator in RISA-3D can now include earthquake loads in load combinations to reflect Response Spectra Analysis. Read More

September 11, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Improved Drift Reporting

RISA-3D v15 now includes automatic drift definitions for diaphragms as well as simplified story drift application. Read More

July 27, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Using Eccentric Chevron Brace Workpoints

RISAConnection v6 now offers the ability to enter an eccentric work point for the braces on a Vertical Brace Chevron Connection. Read More

June 28, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Calculation of Forces in Seismic Brace Connections

Learn how seismic brace connections are designed for both tension and compression loading. Read More

June 28, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Seismic Brace Connection Integration with RISA-3D

RISAConnection v6 allows for export of Vertical Diagonal Brace Connections and Vertical Chevron Brace Connections from RISA-3D into RISAConnection. Read More

May 25, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

SCBF Seismic Brace Connections

Vertical Diagonal Brace connections and Vertical Chevron Brace connections may be designed as Special Concentric Braced Frame (SCBF) connections in RISAConnection v6. Read More

April 22, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Seismic Braced Frames in RISAConnection v6

This webinar shows users how to design and detail brace connections including gussets to meet the AISC 341/358 Seismic Provisions. Read More

April 19, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

OCBF Seismic Brace Connections

Vertical Diagonal Brace connections and Vertical Chevron Brace connections may be designed as Ordinary Concentric Braced Frame (OCBF) connections in RISAConnection v6. Read More

March 31, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

OCBF & SCBF Seismic Brace Connections now Available

RISAConnection v6 has introduced the ability to design vertical brace connections per AISC 341-10. Read More

March 10, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Importing Recorded Seismic Ground Motions

RISA-3D allows users to import recorded seismic ground motions for use in time history analysis. Read More

November 24, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Making a Time History Animation Video

RISA-3D allows users to view an animation of the deflected shape of the structure as a function of time. Read More

April 3, 2012 | Tips & Tricks

Why Don’t My Response Spectra Reactions Satisfy Statics?

Learn more about why your RSA results don't satisfy statics. 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

August 27, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

What is the Dyn Load Category in RISAFloor?

The Dyn Load represents the additional load that must be included in the calculation of the total seismic weight. Read More