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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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Hugh Brooks has been a consulting structural engineer for over 40 years. He is a licensed civil and structural engineer in California and has owned and managed Retain Pro Software since 1993. His other books inlcude Encyclopedia of Building & Construction Terms and The Tilt-up Design & Construcuton Manual, now published by the Tilt-up Concrete Association. He practices and resides in Newport Beach, California.
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