Types of Retaining Walls

Types of Retaining Walls

Types of Retaining Walls – Retaining walls are used to retain earth in a vertical position, at locations where abrupt changes occur in the ground levels. The wall and the supporting foundation have to be designed for the lateral pressure exerted by soil, and checked for strength, overturning, and sliding. Types of Retaining Walls 1.Gravity … Read more

Classification of Columns

Classification of Columns

Classification of Columns based on Cross Section 1.Rectangular 2.Square 3.Circular 4.Hexagonal 5. T, L, or + shapes Classification of Columns based on Type of Reinforcement 1.Tied columns: Columns reinforced with longitudinal reinforcement and lateral (transverse) ties. Tied columns are applicable to all cross-sectional Shapes. 2.Spiral columns: Columns with longitudinal reinforcement tied by continuous spiral reinforcement. Spiral reinforcement … Read more

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