Calculates Masonry Retaining Stem Walls.  This is a condition where a stud wall bears on top of a masonry retaining wall.

Masonry Retaining Stem Wall

  • Masonry Retaining Wall.xls
    Analyzes and designs a masonry retaining wall. Rankine method and equivalent fluid pressure are used. Additional applied loads include surcharge and wind. Design method is Strength Design. The same wall is calculated using Working Stress Design on another tab.

    Reference: 2006 IBC, ACI 530-05, TMS 402-05