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CADS Retaining Wall Designer assists with the analysis and design of reinforced concrete, reinforced masonry and gabion retaining walls to Eurocode guidance.


  • Calculations available for reinforced concrete, reinforced masonry and gabion retaining walls
  • Three kinds of reinforced masonry walls are supported:
    • Reinforced concrete cavity
    • Reinforced concrete pocket
    • Reinforced hollow block
  • Guided by Eurocode provisions (EC7, EC6 and EC2), UK National Annexes and the relevant text books
  • Earth pressure coefficients can be calculated using two methods:
    • EC7 Annex C2
    • Coulomb’s theory
  • Line loads can be applied to the retaining walls, including horizontal loads above the wall
  • Performs stability and strength checks
  • Handles multi-layered retained soils
  • Optional water table on retained and passive side
  • Produces a brief summary calculations report
  • Optional, configurable detailed calculations report
  • 3D display of structure, soil layers, loads and rebars
  • 2D view with reinforcement details
  • Earth pressure and bearing pressure graphs

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"We have been using the CADS suite of software for over 20 years, the quality of the software and the level of support has always been outstanding"

Jamie Seabrook, IT Manager
JNP Group

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