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Design of concrete crib retaining walls to resist earthquake loading


Crib wall - worked example 3[PDF 564 KB]

Worked example on concrete crib retaining walls to resist earthquake loading for residential sites

About this document

  • Published on 1 November 2014
  • Of interest to Designers, Engineers
  • 1st edition


Use this step-by-step worked example (3) to design a concrete crib retaining wall for residential sites. 

Seismic design of retaining structures for residential sites in greater Christchurch refers to this and three other worked examples. [link to GU445]


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