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March 5, 2015

How to Model With Stem Walls in RISAFoundation

New in RISAFoundation V7 is a Stem Wall element. This element would be drawn on a slab element for the purpose of transferring wall loads into the slab. You can add stem walls either from the Draw Stem Walls dialog.

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The Stem Wall transfers the load at the top of the wall to the slab. That load will induce overturning on the slab and below it shows this loading graphically.

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Here we can see how this vertical offset induces overturning into the slab.

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