RISA-Revit 2023 Link Now Available
September 7, 2022

RISA-Revit 2023 Link Now Available

RISA is pleased to announce the release of the latest RISA-Revit Link which includes compatibility with Revit 2023. The RISA-Revit Link v23.0 allows seamless integration between RISAFloor, RISA-3D, and Autodesk Revit. This version of the link also includes updates to the round-tripping process due...

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Design of WT and LL members in RISAFloor
February 15, 2022

Design of WT and LL members in RISAFloor

RISAFloor Version 16 provides engineers the ability to analyze and design hot rolled steel WT and LL shapes. This functionality was previously implemented in RISA-3D and will allow users greater flexibility when designing their steel structures. Additionally, WT and LL shapes can be specified and...

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Canadian Concrete (CSA A23) Wall Panel Design in RISA
February 15, 2022

Canadian Concrete (CSA A23) Wall Panel Design in RISA

The CSA A23.3-14 Concrete Design Code has been implemented into RISA-3D v20 and RISAFloor v16 for concrete wall panels. These walls can be designated and designed as either gravity only or lateral elements in RISAFloor when designing a complete building utilizing concrete walls. Prior to this...

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Hanger Columns now available in RISAFloor
February 15, 2022

Hanger Columns now available in RISAFloor

With the release of RISAFloor Version 16, users can now model, analyze and design hanger columns. This type of construction has been widely requested by customers and will allow customers to accurately model hanging mezzanine levels in building structures. What are Hanger Columns? Unlike tradition...

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New Updates to Steel Joists in RISAFloor
February 15, 2022

New Updates to Steel Joists in RISAFloor

As a floor-by-floor design software, RISAFloor includes robust features for the design of steel joists, including standard joists, long-span joists and composite joists. Version 16 of RISAFloor now includes design according to the latest specification (SJI 45th Edition) as well as expanded...

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Design of Back-to-Back Hot Rolled Channels in RISA
February 15, 2022

Design of Back-to-Back Hot Rolled Channels in RISA

Engineers choose RISA-3D and RISAFloor for the design of all types of steel structures. As a result, we are constantly improving the software and its acceptance of various types of design elements and materials. The latest improvement includes back-to-back hot rolled steel channels which are now...

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Design of CFS Face-to-Face Channels & Tube Shapes in RISAFloor
February 14, 2022

Design of CFS Face-to-Face Channels & Tube Shapes in RISAFloor

RISAFloor Version 16 now includes the analysis and design of CFS face-to-face channels and tube shapes. The Shape Selection dialog will allow you to select CS or CU Shapes with the added designation “F-to-F” for built up shapes. Tubes may be selected as an Explicit Shape.

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Equivalent Uniform Load Method in Steel Joist Design under…
May 5, 2021

Equivalent Uniform Load Method in Steel Joist Design under…

When a steel joist has special loading that requires extra consideration, the most economical solution may be to use a standard joist that is capable of resisting the non-standard or special loading. When this type of design arises, RISAFloor will add an (SP) extension to the joist designation in...

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