This presentation covers a basic overview of segmental retaining wall systems and materials; including how SRW units are manufactured, terminology, soils, geosynthetics, and construction practices and requirements. This program is best suited for those with little to no background in segmental retaining wall systems or materials; or for those desiring a refresher course in segmental retaining walls. The information presented here is built upon in more advanced topics covered in other programs by NCMA.
(59 slides – 1 hr. LU/HSW)
At the end of the course, participants will be able to understand:
- Understand the segmental retaining wall terminology
- Understand the components of an SRW system
- Be familiar with the minimum material requirements for SRW systems
- Be familiar with the material testing for SRW components
Keywords: segmental retaining wall, SRW, SRW specifications, designer, reinforced segmental retaining walls, geogrid, infill.