Month: September 2012

Lateral Earth Pressure II

This post is an extension of a previous post http://howtoengineer.com/retaining-wall-lateral-earth-pressure/ The spreadsheet will use the nomeclature found in NCMA’s Design Manual for Segmental Retaining Walls and Coulomb Theory. See here: Lateral Earth Pressure – Soil Basic 1 Geometry Sketch Also here is a…

Soldier Pile w/ Tieback Design

This is a short post in which I will elaborte on at some point in the future. I am attaching a pdf of a TEDDS calculation that is based on the 1990 California Trenching and Shoring.  The design concept is similiar…

Cantilever Soldier Pile Wall Design

Cantilevered Solider Pile Retaining Wall Design I have attached a pdf showing the basics of designing a cantilevered solider pile retaining wall. It is largely based on the California Trenching and Shoring manual. The California trenching and shoring manual is a great design reference for earth retention. However…