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2 Difference Level Slab on Beam

2 Difference Level Slab on Beam

RE: 2 Difference Level Slab on Beam

You can model the beam as a spandrel beam (wall section, then assign a spandrel label to it) which requires you defining the two floors in two different levels. This is more close to what you called "real-life". Yet this is not the goal of structural analysis software and tools. "real-life" illustration is more significant if you're doing arch. modeling or so, not for analysis.
Or, you can just model them as one floor at same level. You may try both and let us know which worked the best for you!

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