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DESIGN CALCULATIONS

PROJECT SITE Retaining wall on Disty No 4 DIK


INPUT DATA
Wall Material RRM
Height of Retaining Wall Ht = 6 ft 1.5
Top width Tw = 1.5 ft
S1 1
Bottom width Bw = 3.375 ft 0.375 Earth Fill

Unit weight of retained material rsoil = 110 pcf


S2 1
Unit weight of wall material rstone = 125 pcf 0.375
Soil friction factor = 0.6
1
Angle of internal fricition = 30 degree S3 0.375
6
Unit weight of water (left side) rwater = 62.4 pcf
S4 1
Surcharge Load qs = 5 psf 0.375

1
S5

Water
0.375
DESIGN CALCULATIONS
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Stabilizing Force Step 1 Fr1 = 187.5 lb/ft S6
Stabilizing Force Step 2 Fr2 = 234.375 lb/ft 3.375
Stabilizing Force Step 3 Fr3 = 281.25 lb/ft
Stabilizing Force Step 4 Fr4 = 328.125 lb/ft
Stabilizing Force Step 5 Fr5 = 375 lb/ft
Stabilizing Force Step 6 Fr6 = 421.875 lb/ft
Moment Arm Step 1 X1 = 0.75 ft
Moment Arm Step 2 X2 = 0.9375 ft
Moment Arm Step 3 X3 = 1.125 ft
Moment Arm Step 4 X4 = 1.3125 ft
Moment Arm Step 5 X5 = 1.5 ft
Moment Arm Step 6 X6 = 1.6875 ft
Stabilizing Force Step 1 (Fill) Fr1 = 41.25 lb/ft
Stabilizing Force Step 2 (Fill) Fr2 = 82.5 lb/ft
Stabilizing Force Step 3 (Fill) Fr3 = 123.75 lb/ft
Stabilizing Force Step 4 (Fill) Fr4 = 165 lb/ft
Stabilizing Force Step 5 (Fill) Fr5 = 206.25 lb/ft
Moment Arm Step 1 (Fill) X1 = 1.6875 ft
Moment Arm Step 2 (Fill) X2 = 2.0625 ft
Moment Arm Step 3 (Fill) X3 = 2.26875 ft
Moment Arm Step 4 (Fill) X4 = 2.8125 ft
Moment Arm Step 5 (Fill) X5 = 3.1875 ft
Total wall area Area = 14.63 ft2
Over turning pressure Po = 670 lb
Over turning pressure moment Mo = 1295 lb-ft
Resisting moment Mr = 4023.84 lb-ft
FOS overturning FOS = 3.10722 > 2 Hence OK
FOS Sliding FOS = 2.19123 > 1.50 Hence OK
Eccentricity Check e = 0.1948 -B/6<=e<=B/6 Hence OK
(Resultant is in middle one third)