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Sheet Pile Hand Calc Methods

Sheet Pile Hand Calc Methods

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I typically deal with soldier beam type systems (cantilevered/anchored) and soil nails. A long time client has a small job where using sheet pile with cross struts makes the most sense. Have not done much sheet pile, accept for a cantilevered job now and again. For the anchored/strut condition, is the free earth support technique still considered an acceptable hand calculation method? Just curious.

RE: Sheet Pile Hand Calc Methods

Both the free earth and fixed earth methods are used. One gives a lighter but longer SSP. The other gives a heavier but shorter SSP.

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