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Dynamic behavior of tensile anchors to concrete



Title: Dynamic behavior of tensile anchors to concrete
Author(s): M. Rodriguez, D. Lotze, J. Hallowell Gross, Y.-G. Zhang, R.E. Klingner, H.L. Graves, III
Paper category : conference
Book title: International Symposium on Connections between Steel and Concrete
Editor(s): R. Eligehausen
Print-ISBN: 2-912143-25-X
e-ISBN: 2351580346
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2001
Pages: 541 - 550
Total Pages: 10
Nb references: 12
Language: English


Abstract: Under the sponsorship of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a research program was carried out on the dynamic behavior of anchors (fasteners) to concrete. In this paper, the behavior of single and multiple tensile anchors is described. Under seismic loading, the tensile capacities of most anchors tested in this study were at least as high as under quasi-static loading. As a result, most anchors tested in this study, if designed for ductile behavior under quasi-static loading, would behave in a ductile manner under seismic-type loading as well. The above conclusions are not true for wedge-type expansion anchors. These tend to pull out and pull through under dynamic loading and should be evaluated individually to determine their seismic adequacy. The above conclusions are also not true for grouted anchors installed in cored holes. These tend to pull out in cracked concrete.


Online publication: 2009-12-31
Publication type : full_text
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