Navigating Structural Engineering Stress During the Holiday Season
November 16, 2023

Navigating Structural Engineering Stress During the Holiday Season

The holiday season, synonymous with joy and celebration, can also bring unique challenges for structural engineers. Amidst the festive cheer, professionals in this field often grapple with increased workloads, impending deadlines, and the delicate balance between professional commitments and...

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Silent License Converter: Seamless Transition to Subscription Licensing
November 8, 2023

Silent License Converter: Seamless Transition to Subscription Licensing

The world of software and licensing is constantly evolving, and as technology advances, so do the methods for managing software licenses. In response to this ever-changing landscape, we're excited to introduce the RISA Silent License Converter Tool – an application tool designed to facilitate a...

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How To: Change your License Type
November 7, 2023

How To: Change your License Type

In the ever-evolving landscape of software and technology, change is constant. One shift is RISA's upcoming transition from traditional software licensing to only subscription-based licensing. As you prepare for this transition, watch the video below for How To: Change your License Type in RISA...

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Aging Infrastructure: Retrofitting for Longevity
October 25, 2023

Aging Infrastructure: Retrofitting for Longevity

Aging infrastructure is a multifaceted problem. Many of our essential structures were built decades, if not centuries, ago, and were not initially designed to meet the demands of our rapidly changing world. Factors contributing to the challenge of aging infrastructure include. Older structures may...

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Guide To: Flexible Diaphragm Load Distribution in RISA
October 17, 2023

Guide To: Flexible Diaphragm Load Distribution in RISA

It is important to understand how RISA is modeling your load distributions when applying flexible diaphragms. The flexible diaphragm distributes loads based on tributary area, but RISA breaks up the areas based on the nearest support elements on either side. When RISA sees support elements on both...

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Harnessing the Power of Web-Based Engineering Software
October 5, 2023

Harnessing the Power of Web-Based Engineering Software

In the ever-evolving field of structural engineering, staying ahead of the curve often means leveraging cutting-edge technology. Web-based structural analysis software has emerged as a game-changer, offering engineers the flexibility and power they need to design and analyze complex structures with...

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Guide To: Reviewing Your RISA-3D Model
September 21, 2023

Guide To: Reviewing Your RISA-3D Model

When working with RISA-3D, a structural analysis and design software, it's essential to thoroughly review your model to ensure accuracy and reliability. This checklist will guide you through the critical steps to review your RISA-3D model before analysis and design. This guide is not all...

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Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebration in the United States that takes place annually from September 15 to October 15. During Hispanic Heritage Month, there are various events and activities organized across the United States to celebrate and recognize the contributions of Hispanic and...

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ADAPT-Revit 2024 Link Now Available
September 6, 2023

ADAPT-Revit 2024 Link Now Available

RISA is pleased to announce the release of the latest ADAPT-Revit Link which is compatible with Revit 2024. The ADAPT-Revit Link v24.0 allows seamless integration between ADAPT-Builder and Autodesk Revit.

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