Design of Reinforced Concrete Transfer Wall - Bond University,
Student Accommodation Building

Courtesy of David Bell - BG Group Brisbane, QLD Australia

This is a two storey high load-bearing concrete wall with three floor slab loads on
it. The line support across the bottom edge is a column, therefore the
wall acts as a deep transfer beam.

The load across the top edge is larger because it represents the load from 4
storeys above.


Stress2D - Finite Element Model, Deformed Geometry

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Stress2D - Finite Element Model, Stress Distribution

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