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Design of sheet pile walls

Synopsis

This course provides a detailed examination of Eurocode 7's and Eurocode 3's requirements for the design of sheet pile walls.

Pre-requisites

The 'Design of ...' courses assume prior knowledge of Eurocode 7 (although essential aspects are reviewed). It is important that you have previously attended our Introduction course (or similar).

Date and venur of next public course

  • Not currently scheduled for public delivery

Speakers

'Design of sheet pile walls' is presented by Dr Andrew Bond and/or Andrew Harris. Want to know what previous delegates thought about our courses? Click here.

How to book on a public course

Please contact Jenny Bond at Geocentrix to book a place on this course. Click here to download our brochure and booking form and credit card payment form.

In-house courses

This course is available for in-house delivery at your offices. Please contact Jenny Bond at Geocentrix for further details.


Course outline (one-day)

  • Introduction
  • Basis of geotechnical design
    • General rules and basis of design
    • Verification of strength
    • Verification of stability
    • Verification of serviceability
  • Design of embedded walls
    • General rules
    • UK National practice
    • Limiting equilibrium methods
    • Soil-structure interaction analysis
    • Numerical methods
    • Case studies
  • Workshop (anchored retaining wall)
  • Design of steel sheet piles
    • Resistance standards
    • Design of steel structures
    • Design of steel piling
  • Workshop (structural design of sheet pile section)
  • Execution of sheet pile walls
    • European execution standards
    • Sheet pile walls
    • Ground anchors
    • ICE specification for piles and embedded retaining walls
    • Driveability of sheet piles

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