2012 Geo-Wall Competitionby
American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
Document Type: Misc.
Abstract: Highlights from the Geo-Wall Competition at the 2012 Geo-Congress. Teams from 17 universities competed to construct a model mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining wall out of craft paper and poster board facing. It had to resist 50 lbs of vertical load and a lateral load simulating bridge foundation loading.
Subject Headings: Vertical loads | Lateral loads | Load factors | Bridge foundations | Colleges and universities | Retaining structures |
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