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retaining walls design program

retaining walls design program

retaining walls design program

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i am looking for a program or an excel worksheet for the design of retaining walls

does anybody have one?

thanks

RE: retaining walls design program

Check with American Concrete Institute (ACI), they have some inexpensive ones with good documentation.  However, if you build one yourself in Excel, you would understand the process much better.

RE: retaining walls design program

If you have used Mathcad it can be very useful.  Once the calculation is set up it would only require changes in the variables in the future.  It also shows all of your work and can easily be checked.

RE: retaining walls design program

While I am an advocate of MathCad I must say that a retaining wall complex or simple may be handled via spreadsheet quite quickly.  I recommend a spreadsheet and a good text on foundation engineering...something like Braja Das or Bowles.

RE: retaining walls design program

Use RetainPro from Enercalc or STAAD.etc from REI...both are good.

RE: retaining walls design program

You can also try Daystar software http://www.daystarsoftware.com/demo.html
They have a nice program for the retaining walls. The demo is fully functional with pre-set fc and fy

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