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Re: Concentrated Loads on Concrete Walls

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If you are using the empirical wall formula (section 14), then it is valid
as long as the eccentricity is less than t/6. I assume then the formula
has this minimum eccentricity built into it already. If you can't use
the empirical formula then you use section 10 and apply the minimum
eccentricity only if the wall is slender. 

On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Michael Zaitz wrote:

> Hello,
> I am searching for the ACI 318-95 Code looking for the min eccentricity
> that is required for design of a concrete wall with a concentrated load
> on it.  I seem to remember that one had to use e= t/3 (t is the
> thickness of wall).  I am searching thru the code and can not find it.
> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> Mike