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Concrete cantilever retaining walls to resist earthquake loading for residential

 

Concrete cantilever - worked example 2 [PDF 1.1 MB]

Worked example of a free-standing cantilever wall to resist earthquake loading for residential sites.

About this document

  • Published on 1 November 2014
  • 2nd edition

Introduction

The following worked example is for a free-standing cantilever wall that is considered sufficiently flexible for active soil pressures to be used for design.

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