How To Design Highway Retaining Walls—A Practical Application of CADD

by Thomas J. Reeder, Univ of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, MO, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Electronic Computation


The recent work developed at the University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR) including optimization algorithms and two computer programs, ODSEWS-2D-II and ODRESB-3D are discussed. Several numerical examples are provided to show the optimum design parameters based on various building code requirements.

Subject Headings: Computer aided design | Highway and road design | Retaining structures | Steel structures | Earthquake resistant structures | Structural analysis | Load and resistance factor design | Seismic design

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