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FAQ 004639 | When modeling a wall, there are lifting forces arising in the support area, which we cannot explain. As soon as the wall is not modeled and supported directly, we obtain plausible support forces. What is the error?
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QuestionWhen modeling a wall, lifting forces arise in the support area, which we cannot explain. As soon as the wall is not modeled and the ceiling is directly supported, we obtain plausible support forces. What is the error?
Simply use the deformations for the result evaluation. Since the deformations are very small, increase the number of decimal places for the display of the deformation in the first step.
If you display the deformation in global Y for the wall pillar and increase the display factor, you can clearly see how the wall is bent. The support reaction counteracts as restraint of this deformation.
If you define a line support directly on the slab edge, the flexibility of the wall surface is not applicable.
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