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Design of cantilever pole retaining walls to resist earthquake loading

 

Cantilever timber pole - worked example 1 [PDF 479 KB]

Worked example on the seismic design of retaining structures for residential sites.

About this document

  • Of interest to Designers, Engineers
  • 3rd edition

Introduction

Use this step-by-step worked example (1) to design a cantilever timber pole wall for residential sites.

Seismic design of retaining structures for residential sites in greater Christchurch refers to this and three other worked examples.

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