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Rigid Retaining Wall Design: Geotechnical Aspects

Location: Distance Learning Course

2016-2017 On-line Individual: $300.00


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This is a five-hour, comprehensive course on geotechnical design of rigid walls, including calculation of lateral earth pressures and wall stability calculations. The course covers the soil properties needed, and active, passive and at-rest pressure calculations. Sliding, overturning, rotation, and bearing capacity are calculated with a review of settlement. The effects of water, backfill loads, and seismic forces on lateral earth pressures are included. Drainage design for walls, geotechnical construction advice and an overview of mechanically stabilized earth walls complete the course.


Fee: $300.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)2016-2017 On-line Individual$ 300.00
Course Fee (Alternate)2016-2017 CD/DVD-R Individual$ 320.00
Optional FeeWorkbook (For Online Orders)$ 38.25

Distance Learning Course

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