- Volume 17 Issue 3
A numerical study using linear finite element analysis is performed to investigate the behavior of basement wall subject to soil and water pressure. Currently, structural design of basement wall is based on the assumption for boundary condition of plate, which may lead to the erroneous results. In this study, parametric studies are performed to investigate the variation of moment and shear force according to column-to-wall stiffness ratios and aspect ratios. Scaled factors applicable to the design of basement wall are proposed with the illustration of desist examples.
wall design;Plate analysis;column/wall;stiffness
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