Failure of a Twenty-Foot High Retaining Wallby R. E. Olson, L. P. Gilvin Professor of Civil Engineering; University of Texas, austin, TX,
Part of: From Soil Behavior Fundamentals to Innovations in Geotechnical Engineering: Honoring Roy E. Olson
Abstract: A cantilever retaining wall, designed in apparent accord with provisions in a civil engineering handbook, failed soon after construction. Analyses of the causes of the failure are presented.
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Subject Headings: Retaining structures | Failure analysis | Construction management | Structural failures
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