Civil Eng > Sem 8 > Design and Drawing of Reinforced Concrete structure
Question: Explain difference in behaviour of cantilever and counterfort retaining walls.
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|Cantilever retaining wall||Counter fort retaining wall|
|Stem/ toe/ heel bend like cantilever slab.||Stem/ heel bend like continuous slab.|
|Cantilever does not required any support.||Counter fort are provided as support.|
|Economical below 6-7 m height.||Economical above 7 m high.|
|Uniformity of stress is not maintained.||Uniformity of stress is maintained.|
|All components are considered as slab.||Counter fort itself is considered as beam, rest all components are considered slab.|
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