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CIV ENGR 531: Retaining Structures

  • Catalog Description:
    Rigid and flexible earth retaining structures. Analysis and design of retaining walls, anchored bulkheads, braced cuts, tie back cuts, mechanically stabilized earth, and slurry trench walls. Lateral earth pressure due to soil, water, surcharge loads, etc., local and overall stability and the design of anchorage and bracing systems.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: Civ Engr 330; Comp Sci 310 or cons inst
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