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I also suggest that you "lean back" the front face about 1/4"/ ft. to
account for deflection. Most designs do not call for this but it is
important to do. 

Stan Scholl, P.E.
Laguna Beach, CA

On Fri, 12 Oct 2001 23:53:23 -0700 (PDT) Alp Eren Yurtseven
<aeyurtseven(--nospam--at)yahoo.com> writes:
>   I am a new graduate civil engineer from Turkey and I
> am required to design a cantilever retaining wall of
> reinforced concrete.  I do not have enough time to
> determine soil properties properly so I shall have to
> make some assumptions.  I have not designed a (real)
> retaining wall before so I would be most grateful if
> you could send some tips or references on the web.
> 
> Best regards
> 
> Alp Eren Yurtseven 
> 
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