Load Relaxation Tests

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Title: Load Relaxation Tests

Author(s): Edwin g. Burdette, Teresa C. Perry, and Raymond R. Funk

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 103

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 297-312

Keywords: anchors (fasteners); bolts; concretes; embedment; loads (forces); nuclear power plants; stress relaxation; tests; Structural Research

Date: 9/1/1987

Abstract:
Tests to measure load relaxation were performed on embedded A307 bolts, grouted A307 bolts, wedge bolts, and undercut anchors. The data on undercut anchors included tests on bolts of five sizes, and the tests were generally of longer duration than