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Lecture 5- Earthwork Construction II

Lecture 5- Earthwork Construction II - CEM 602 Construction...

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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s CEM 602 Construction Methods Lecture 5- Earth Retaining Structures 1 L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Types of Earth Retaining Structures L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 2
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Steel Sheet Piling Steel sheet pilling is made of rolled shapes with special joints to act as interlocks between sections For temporary Retaining structures Z sections or deep-web sections are used Greatest advantages achieved when water level is high and soil can’t predrained Steel sheeting is driven into position with conventional driving equipment before excavation L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 3
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Steel Sheet Piling L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 4
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Steel Sheet Piling L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 5
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Steel Sheet Piling L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 6 To be most effective, sheet piling should be driven to an impermeable layer or with sufficient penetration below excavation Sheet piling loses effectiveness When interlocks are torn Not driven to proper penetration Often desirable to pull out after the structure is no longer needed Driven in waves and sheet should be no more that 5-6 ft below the adjacent
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Soldier Piles and Horizontal Sheeting Composed of vertical members called soldier piles installed in advance to below excavation level Horizontal wood members installed between soldiers as excavation proceeds Soldiers are generally 6-10 ft center to center Soldier piles could be made of: Rolled sections (Wide Flange) Fabricated Sections L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 7
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Soldier Piles and Horizontal Sheeting L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 8
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Soldier Piles and Horizontal Sheeting L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 9 Horizontal sheeting could be made of wood, steel, or concrete planks There is disagreement on which components carry the load The soldier piles Horizontal Sheeting In placing the sheeting 1.5-2 in spaces are left between planks (called louvers) Louvers are created with wood blocks in between sheets
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Soldier Piles and Horizontal Sheeting L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 10
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C E M 6 0 2 C o n s t r u c t i o n M e t h o d s Soldier Piles and Horizontal Sheeting L e c t u r e 5 - E a r t h R e t a i n i n g S t r u c t u r e s 11
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