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i have the combined stress from lateral and vertical tributary forces acting on a lift wall system i am designing but i seem to be mixed up on how to convert that into the required steel area (As).

the formula i used was S = W/A + M/Z
where
S=Stress (kN/m2)
W=Vertical load
A=Plan area
M=moment
Z=total moment of Area

Thank you

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Dear Kyogi

This is a matter of design which must be studied by yourself and can be answered very shortly because I don't know your level of knowledge. Please tell me a bout your state of knowledge to help me to give you the right answer.

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BEH

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