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What is RISA

From RISA.com:
RISA has been developing leading-edge structural design and optimization software for over 30 years. Their products are used to design towers, skyscrapers, airports, stadiums, petrochemical facilities, bridges, roller coasters, and everything in between. With RISA's versatile modeling environment,and intuitive graphic interface, you can model any structure from bridges to buildings in minutes. UA has licenses for 3 of their packages: RISA-3D, RISAFloor, and RISAFoundation.

Supported Operating Systems

Win10-logo.png RISA is only available for Windows. Mac and Linux users will need to install Windows first.

VPN requirement

Vpn-yes.png Connection to campus VPN is required to license RISA.

Downloading and Installing RISA

Windows installation files can be downloaded from our UA Box site (requires myBama login):
Current versions

Previous versions

RISA license

When installing, select license type: Network Perpetual License (Using Your Server). After installing, run the RISA Licensing Dashboard, click skip on the sign in page, click servers, then click add, and enter the license found above.

VPN not required with Eduroam wifi.

RISA only runs on Windows 10 or 11. Mac users will need to install Windows first.