Recommended way to Model the Partition Wall Loaded on Slab

Question:

Refer to the .mgb file “1-Typical Unit with Partition Wall on Slab”:
a) What is the recommended way to model the partition wall load is located on the slab?

b) This model separate the slabs according to the partition wall location and load are assigned to
Load >> Assign Pressure Load >> Plate/Plane Stress (Edge)
Is this a recommended way to model the partition wall loaded on a slab? 

Answer:
Hello,

Thank you for sending your question.
There are 2 way to model the partition wall loaded on slab.

(1) Model the partition wall by defining the each material data of partition wall.


(2) Use Dummy beam for partition wall.
Model dummy beam and enter the load with line beam loads function.

Thank you.
Best regards,
Jihong Hwang
Creation date: 7/24/2018 10:18 PM (dklee@midasit.com)      Updated: 7/25/2018 7:49 AM (dklee@midasit.com)
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