Hugh Brooks ... 220 pages - Publisher: HBA Publications, Inc.; 8th edition ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0976836408 - ISBN-13: 978-0976836407  ...

Updated and expanded throughout, this new edition covers nearly every type of retaining strucutre: canilevered, counterfort, restrained (basement walls), gravity, segmental, sheet pile, soldier pile, and others. Current building code requirements are covered including IBC '09, ACI 318-08, MSJC '08, ASCE 7-05, CBC '07, and AASHTO. Topics include: Types of retaining structures; soil properties and terminology; design of concrete and masonry walls, lateral earth pressure determinations; Rankine, Coulomb and EFP methods; surcharges; seismic design; stability; foundation design; pile and pier foundations; and swimming pool walls. Fourteen varied design examples. Comprehensive Appendix. 220 pages, 8-1/2x11 spiral bound.

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