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Courses - Spring 2020
Engineering, Civil Department Site
Earth Retaining Structures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Introduction to types and uses of earth retaining structures, and lateral earth pressure concepts and theories. Analysis and design of retaining walls and shoring structures and their bracing systems. These include conventional retaining walls, mechanically stabilized earth walls, cantilever and anchored sheet piling, cellular cofferdams, braced cuts, soil nailing, and the design of tiebacks and anchors. Load and resistance factor design concept will be presented.