Wood

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September 15, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

CD Factor for Wood Hold-Downs

Learn about the CD factor included in the hold-down database and how it is used in the design of wood wall panels. Read More

May 1, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

Video: Wood Member Design in RISACalc

RISACalc gives users the ability to design wood beam and column members. Read More

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 & RISA-2D v19.0. 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