Slender Retaining Walls

  • Milutin SrbulovEmail author
Part of the Geotechnical, Geological, and Earthquake Engineering book series (GGEE, volume 20)


Slender retaining walls have emerged with developments in reinforced concrete and steel production as they use their flexural stiffness to transfer nearly horizontal active lateral soil forces on the wall into nearly horizontal passive forces onto the ground in front of wall. Sketches of cross sections of slender retaining walls are shown in Fig. 8.1. The walls are also called embedded.


Peak Particle Velocity Undrained Condition Embedment Depth Sheet Pile Acceleration Response Spectrum 
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  1. 1.UK

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