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C-36 ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES for Retrofitting Flood-Prone Residential Structures APPENDIX C SAMPLE DESIGN CALCULATIONS EXAMPLE

C8. FLOODWALL DESIGN (continued) Equation 5F-13: = Equation 5F-14: = = 1.79 > 1.5 (recommended) OK for slidingRecheck OverturningEquation 5F-15:= 14,748 ft-lbs/lfEquation 5F-16: = 21,674 ft-lbs/lfEquation 5F-17: = = 1.5 = 1.5 (recommended) OKStep 6: Determine eccentricity.Equation 5F-18: = 0.92 < OKStep 7: Check soil pressure.Equation 5F-19: = 94.3 lbs/ft2 = 673.3 lbs/ft2 < 2,000 lbs/ft2 OKStep 8: Select reinforcing steel.For steel in the vertical floodwall section:Equation 5F-20 (note): = 2,583.7 ftlbs/lfEquation 5F-20: = 0.17 in.2/lf