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Retaining Walls and Levees

Training Manual 1 - Retaining and Flood Walls (445 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - General Design Considerations
Chapter 3 - Forces on Walls
Chapter 4 - Structure Stability
Chapter 5 - Foundation Analyses
Chapter 6 - Design and Construction Details and Causes of Unsatisfactory Performance
Chapter 7 - Special Considerations for Flood Walls
Chapter 8 - Concrete Gravity Walls
Chapter 9 - Cantilever Reinforced Concrete Walls
Chapter 10 - Alternate Types of Retaining Walls


Training Manual 2 - Seismic Structural Considerations for the Stem and Base of Retaining Walls (182 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Estimating Earthquake Ground Motion Demands
Chapter 3 - Methods of Seismic Analysis and Structural Modeling
Chapter 4 - Force and Displacement Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Structures
Chapter 5 - Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations


Training Manual 3 - Seismic Design of Waterfront Structures (312 Pages)

Chapter 1 - General Design Considerations for Waterfront Sites
Chapter 2 - General Design Considerations for Retaining Walls
Chapter 3 - Static Earth Pressures - Yielding Backfills
Chapter 4 - Dynamic Earth Pressures - Yielding Backfills
Chapter 5 - Earth Pressures on Walls Retaining Nonyielding Backfills
Chapter 6 - Analysis and Design Examples for Gravity Walls Retaining Yielding Backfills
Chapter 7 - Analysis and Design of Anchored Sheet Pile Walls
Chapter 8 - Analysis and Design of Walls Retaining Nonyielding Backfills


Training Manual 4 - Backfill for Subsurface Structures (55 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Planning and Design of Structures and Excavations to Accommodate Backfill Operations
Chapter 3 - Evaluation, Design and Processing of Backfill Materials
Chapter 4 - Earthwork - Excavation and Preparation for Foundations
Chapter 5 - Backfill Operations
Chapter 6 - Specification Provisions
Chapter 7 - Construction Control


Training Manual 5 - Rockery Design and Construction Guidelines (166 Pages)

Executive Summary
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Survey of Existing Design Methods
Chapter 3 - Comparison of Existing Design Methods
Chapter 4 - Recommended Rockery Design Guidelines
Chapter 5 - Rockery Construction Guidelines
Chapter 6 - Construction Inspection Guidelines
Chapter 7 - Evaluation of Existing Rockeries
Chapter 8 - Guide Specifications


Training Manual 6 - Trenching and Shoring Manual (466 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Legal Requirements
Chapter 2 - DOSH Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 3 - Soil Classification and Properties
Chapter 4 - Earth Pressure Theory and Application
Chapter 5 - Distribution of Lateral Soil Pressure
Chapter 6 - Surcharges
Chapter 7 - Railroads
Chapter 8 - Sheet Piling
Chapter 9 - Tieback Systems
Chapter 10 - Soldier Pile Systems
Chapter 11 - Special Conditions
Chapter 12 - Construction Considerations


Training Manual 7 - Design and Construction of Levees (162 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Field Investigations
Chapter 3 - Laboratory Testing
Chapter 4 - Borrow Areas
Chapter 5 - Seepage Control
Chapter 6 - Slope Design and Settlement
Chapter 7 - Levee Construction
Chapter 8 - Special Features


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