Column Running Through Wall

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I have a roof structure resting on a steel column that runs to the foundations. The column runs through a perimeter wall that supports the false ceiling. A considerable part of the load from the roof is transferred to the wall. I want the steel column to carry all the vertical loads from the roof. How can I do it?

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The problem can be solved by using a line release. If you set the zero release stiffness in the x‑direction of the column line, no vertical load should be transferred from the column to the wall.

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Column Shear wall Line release Axial force in member

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