gravity wall

gravity wall

[′grav·əd·ē ‚wȯl]
(civil engineering)
A retaining wall which is kept upright by the force of its own weight.

gravity wall

gravity wall
A massive concrete wall that resists overturning by virtue of its own weight.
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Tenders are invited for Treatment of Hill slope above gravity wall and EL-758 M to 800 M in zone -II area.
Several property line restrictions made the gravity wall system a perfect fit, reaching the 19-ft.
Dam wall designs fall into two main types: gravity wall and arch wall.
Cantilever walls are made with steel-reinforced concrete and use less material than a gravity wall.
The soil pressures attempt to overturn the wall at the toe, but the gravity wall is designed to have a weight that is one half again heavier than the soil weight, enabling it to resist the natural soil pressures.
The soil-nailed earth becomes an exceptionally ductile and stable gravity wall.
GeoStructural Analysis includes the following modules: Cantilever Wall, Gabion Wall, Gravity Wall, Masonry Wall, Prefab Wall, Nailed Slopes, Sheeting Design, Sheeting Check, Slope Stability, Spread Footing, Abutment, Earth Pressures, Micropile, Pile CPT, Piles, Rock Stability, Settlement, and DXF Export.
The size and connectors in the Mega-Tandem MRW system allow for a gravity wall height of up to 10 ft.
Paul, Minnesota) is a gravity wall system wherein the weight of the wall resists the sliding action of the soil that is retained.
Tenders are invited for the anticipated work of the project generally consists of installation of an ultrablock gravity wall approx.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Concrete Gravity Wall (Phase-2) At : Canal side For NSG Commando Training center At : Khalal.
Tenders are invited for the improvements under this contract consist of milling and resurfacing, gravity wall, handrail, detectable warnings, sidewalk and driveways, utility adjustments, signalization with mast arms and fiber optic cable, pedestrian signals and vehicle detection systems, internally illuminated signs, and signing and pavement markings.