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RE: Retaining wall extremes

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I don't have much to offer beyond a typical basement wall design in Colorado with active pressures on the order of 75 ( they far surpass this in some parts I here), but I can tell you of many extreme reactions of the GC.


-----Original Message-----
From: Ganesh Thia [mailto:gastrtr(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2007 4:44 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: Retaining wall extremes

Dear All,
Can you please share some experiences in the EXTREMES of design of cantilever or gravity retaining walls that you may have desiged...especially with respect to geometry
(height, shear keys) and any soil or loading conditions...
Thanks in advance