The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 25 (1947) > Issues > Issue 2 > Modern Practice in the Design of Retaining Walls
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Modern Practice in the Design of Retaining Walls

The least satisfactory part of retaining wall design is estimating the load acting on it due to its soil backing. In the past it was recognised that the methods used in such calculations were unsatisfactory, but in default of better, have continued in use. However, the accumulated data and experience of engineers have provided modern approaches of proved reliability. A.L. Little