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Seismic response of multiple-anchor connections to concrete



Title: Seismic response of multiple-anchor connections to concrete
Author(s): Z. Yong-gang, 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: 596 - 605
Total Pages: 10
Nb references: 11
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) in concrete. As part of that program, full-scale seismic tests were conducted at dynamic loading rates on 16 multiple-anchor connections to concrete. Test variables included anchor type, loading history, and the presence of cracks. Multiple-anchor connections designed for ductile behavior in uncracked concrete under static loading, in general behaved in a ductile manner in cracked concrete under dynamic loading.


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