November 19, 2015

Batter Retaining Walls in RISAFoundation

RISAFoundation V8 adds the ability to batter retaining walls.

Battered Retaining Walls_1

The batter dimensions can be set from Wall Footing Definitions:

Battered Retaining Walls_2

The batter will affect:

  • The depth of wall for shear and bending checks
  • The self-weight of wall
  • Minimum reinforcement checks will be based on the maximum thickness of wall

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