Drystone Retaining Walls - Design, Construction and Assessment

Paul McCombie, Jean-Claude Morel, Denis Garnier

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Abstract

Drystone Retaining Walls: Design, Construction and Assessment draws on theoretical work and full-scale practical testing to explain how these structures work, without presuming that the reader has received an engineering education. The book goes on to give enough detail to give the professional engineer confidence in the methods used in design and assessment, and insight into what matters most in the way in which drystone retaining walls are built. It shows how to design new or replacement drystone retaining walls that are efficient, sustainable, attractive, and in keeping with the character of the area where they are built, and demonstrates how to make fair assessments of existing walls.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBoca Raton, FL, USA
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages169
Volume1
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781482250893
ISBN (Print)9781482250886
Publication statusPublished - 25 Sep 2015

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    McCombie, P., Morel, J-C., & Garnier, D. (2015). Drystone Retaining Walls - Design, Construction and Assessment. (1 ed.) CRC Press.