Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls Design Examples Notes | EduRev

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Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls
Design Examples
Numerical solutions on black board
26-7-2012 26 7 2012
Continuation of the 19
th
July problem
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Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls
Design Examples
Numerical solutions on black board
26-7-2012 26 7 2012
Continuation of the 19
th
July problem
• H=6m horizontalsoilfill H=6m, horizontal soil fill
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Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls
Design Examples
Numerical solutions on black board
26-7-2012 26 7 2012
Continuation of the 19
th
July problem
• H=6m horizontalsoilfill H=6m, horizontal soil fill
Soilproperties Soil properties
Wallwithhorizontalbackfill Wall with horizontal backfill
Reinforced soil fill:  ?
r
=35??
r
=20 kN/m
3
kfll l ? ? k /
3
Backfill soil:   ?
r
=30 ? ?
b
=18 kN/m
3
Foundation soil: q
na
= 200 kPa
Loads:  deadloadsurcharge = 15 kPa
Liveloadsurcharge=25kPa Live load surcharge   25 kPa
Horizontal load on flat slope wall = 15 kN/m
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Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls
Design Examples
Numerical solutions on black board
26-7-2012 26 7 2012
Continuation of the 19
th
July problem
• H=6m horizontalsoilfill H=6m, horizontal soil fill
Soilproperties Soil properties
Wallwithhorizontalbackfill Wall with horizontal backfill
Reinforced soil fill:  ?
r
=35??
r
=20 kN/m
3
kfll l ? ? k /
3
Backfill soil:   ?
r
=30 ? ?
b
=18 kN/m
3
Foundation soil: q
na
= 200 kPa
Loads:  deadloadsurcharge = 15 kPa
Liveloadsurcharge=25kPa Live load surcharge   25 kPa
Horizontal load on flat slope wall = 15 kN/m
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