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George Mason University

CEIE 531: Earth Retaining Structures and Slope Stability

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable


Earth pressure theory and limit equilibrium theory used in the design of temporary and permanent earth retaining structures; limit equilibrium slope stability; retaining wall design and associated construction issues of gravity walls, conventional concrete retaining walls, mechanically stabilized walls, braced and tiedback excavation support systems, and soil nailing walls; guidelines for the selection of retention method for permanent and temporary conditions.

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Graduate Standing in CEIE

Expertise