CE 429: Retaining Structures

CE 429: Retaining Structures

 

Difference between rigid and flexible retaining walls.  Field examples of flexible and rigid retaining walls for active and passive conditions.

 

Proportioning different types of retaining walls, checking in sliding, overturning and bearing pressures.

 

The purpose and types of sheet pile structures, cantilever sheet pile walls.  Anchored bulk heads.  Situation in the field for selecting particular methods, selection of the type of anchors and their spacing.

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