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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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