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Buttress Design

Height of wall = 3m
Allowable H/t ratio - Cl 7.4 -NBC 203 = 1:8
Minimum thickness required = 375 mm
Provide Wall Thickness t = 400 mm
Max. internal spacing of Buttress/Cross walls = 12t or 3.4 m (Maximum)
= 4.8 m
Provide Internal Spacing of Buttress = minimum of 12t or 3.4
= 4.8 m
Height of wall = 3.13 m
Thickness at top = 800 mm
Thickness at Bottom = 925 mm
Height of Building 3.1 m
Permissible H/t ratio 1:8
Allowable Thickness of wall 387.5 mm
Provide thickness of wall 400 mm