CEIE 531: Earth Retaining Structures and Slope Stability
Course Information from University Catalog
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
Graduate Standing in CEIE