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Design and analysis of Retaining Wall

 

This construction article presents some useful tips for designing and examining retaining wall for foundation.

 

 

Dimensions of base from stress considerations:

 

The base width b concerning the retaining wall must be selected carefully in order that the ratio of length of the toe slab to the base width should be maintained in such a manner that the stress p1 at the toe should not surpass the safe bearing capacity of the soil.

 

The topics covered:

 

. Design for conventional retaining wall
. Retaining Wall Design - Proportioning
. Earth Pressure on Retaining Wall
Equivalent Fluid Method
. Retaining Walls with backfill slope of finite distance
. Earth Pressure on Retaining Walls with backfill Slope of finite distance

. Stability of retaining wall
. Check Against Overturning
. Check Against Sliding
. Alternatives for improving FOS against sliding
. Check for bearing capacity failure
. Wall Joints
Drainage
. Wall Settlements
. Design of Cantilever Retaining Wall

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