Restrained Retaining Wall Design Based on ACI 530-99 & ACI 318-02 1

Restrained Retaining Wall Design Based on ACI 530-99 & ACI 318-02

To be considered restrained a full height basement wall the subfloor system resists the horizontal pressure at the top of the wall and the basement floor slab resists the horizontal pressure at the bottom. The concrete basement wall is designed as a simple beam pinned at the top and bottom.