Design of Cantilever and Counterfort Retaining
Design of rectangular and circular water tanks
both below and above ground level - Design of
Design of staircases (ordinary and doglegged) –
Design of flat slabs – Principles of design of matfoundation, box culvert and road bridges
UNIT – I
YIELD LINE THEORY
Assumptions - Characteristics of yield line Determination of collapse load / plastic moment Application of virtual work method - square,
rectangular, circular and triangular slabs - Design
Introduction, Classification of walls, Lateral
supports and stability, effective height of wall and
columns, effective length of walls, design loads, load
dispersion, permissible stresses, design of axially
and eccentrically loaded brick walls
What is a Retaining wall?
Design of Cantilever and
Counterfort Retaining walls
• Retaining walls are used to
retain earth (or other material)
locations where an immediate
change in ground level occurs.
• The walls therefore prevents the
retained earth from assuming
its natural angle of repose.