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There were some postings regarding seismic forces on retaining walls.
Using the methods and research available, the forces can get pretty big
and the magnitudes mentioned in the previous e-mail don't seem out of
line (whether or not you agree with the assumptions and methods used in
generating those numbers)

A couple of good references that outline many popular methodologies are
available from the Army Corps of Engineers.

Check out EM 1110-2-2502 which can be found at
htm and ITL 92-11 at

Nick Arenson, P.E.


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