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It looks like it comes in at strength level by the example:


Will H

On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 9:49 AM, <lrhauer(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Will,
> My understanding is, that with the '09 IBC/'10 CBC you need to consider
> earthquake forces on retaining walls unless the soils report says they 
> can be ignored. I'm not sure about the formulas in your email, I use 
> RetainPro which addresses the seismic forces in the program.
> Regards,
> Larry Hauer, S.E.
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Will Haynes <gtg740p(--nospam--at)>
>> Sent: Apr 27, 2013 6:25 PM
>> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
>> Subject: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Basement wall seismic
>> For basement walls, ΔPE = kh*γ*H^2 gives the force from EQ on a
>> non-yielding wall.

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