Wood

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November 13, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Designing a Wood Truss in RISA-3D

This video tutorial describes step-by-step how to model, analyze and design a wood truss within RISA-3D. Read More

November 13, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Wood Wall Panels in RISA-3D

This video tutorial describes step-by-step how to model, analyze and design a wood wall in RISA-3D. Read More

August 30, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

LRFD Wood Design per AWC-NDS 2015/2018 Codes

Strength Design (LRFD) according to the AWC-NDS 2015/2018 code has been implemented into RISAFloor v14.0 Read More

January 3, 2019 | Tips & Tricks

What wood wall design method should I use?

RISA-3D has multiple options for analyzing wood walls: Segmented, Perforated, or Force Transfer around Openings (FTAO). Read More

October 18, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Updates to Wood Wall Aspect Ratio Limits in RISA-3D

In RISA-3D, updates have been made to the wood wall aspect ratio limits. Read More

October 11, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Wood Wall Panels - Straps vs Hold-Downs

RISA-3D v17 offers the user the option to use Chord Straps between floors of a wood shear wall building in lieu of using hold downs. Read More

October 2, 2018 | Tips & Tricks

Wood Design per AWC NDS 2018 Wood Code

The new AWC NDS 2018 code has been implemented into RISA-3D v17.0 and RISAFloor v13.0. Read More

September 6, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

Canadian Wood Design Updates

The latest releases of RISAFloor and RISA-3D include wood wall design and Structural Composite Lumber Design according to CSA O86-09/14. Read More

April 12, 2017 | Tips & Tricks

CSA O86-14 Canadian Wood Code now Available

RISAFloor v11 now includes wood member design according to CSA O86-14. Read More

January 7, 2016 | Tips & Tricks

Mechanically Graded Wood Design now Available

Mechanically graded wood materials have been added for the AWC NDS 2015 design code per Table 4C, and CSA O86-14 design code per tables 6.3.2 and 6.3.3. Read More

December 22, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Wood Design per AWC NDS 2015 Wood Code

RISA-3D v14 and RISAFloor v10 now include ASD wood design per AWC NDS 2015. Read More

February 26, 2015 | Tips & Tricks

Canadian Wood Design now Available

Timber design according to the Canadian CSA 086-2009 design code is now available. Read More

June 1, 2011 | Tips & Tricks

How to Assign a Wood Roof Member’s Unbraced Length in RISAFloor

In RISAFloor, the beams are susceptible to two forms of buckling; Euler buckling and lateral-torsional buckling. The unbraced length is determined in RISAFloor using the deck properties and framing. Read More

August 26, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How to Design Wood I-Joists with RISAFloor

RISAFloor has the capability to design wood I-Joists based on tables provided by the manufacturer. Read More

June 22, 2010 | Tips & Tricks

How to Create an Engineered Wood Material

RISA-3D and RISAFloor allow users to create custom engineered wood materials for use in analysis and design. Read More