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Reinforced Masonry Engineering Handbook by James Amrhein should satisfy you.
It's published by the Masonry Institute of America.
Also, you might try contacting Hugh Brooks SE - HBA Publishing . Hugh has
written a couple of good manuals for cantilevered and retaining walls (as
well as his Tilt-up text which he is best known for). You can reach Hugh at
hbap(--nospam--at)aol.com.  Hugh also markets Retain Pro which comes with a very good
text describing retaining walls and restrained walls. This also includes
information on tapered stem walls.
Hope this helps.
Dennis Wish PE


-----Original Message-----
From:	Jerry D. Coombs [mailto:jdcoombs(--nospam--at)wilsonco.com]
Sent:	Thursday, August 06, 1998 8:16 AM
To:	'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
Subject:	Seismic text

Does anyone have a recommendation for a book on seismic design that has
lots of examples on how to apply loads and includes smaller structures like
cantilevered walls, retaining walls, metal and CMU buildings, etc?
THANX
JDC