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Title: Strength and Behavior of Single Cast-in-Place Anchor Bolts Subject to Tension
Author(s): G. B. Hasselwander, James O. Jirsa, and John E. Breen
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 203-232
Keywords: anchor bolts; cover; embedment; failure mechanisms; fasteners; loads (forces); load transfer; regression analysis; reinforced concrete; spalling; strength; tension; Structural Research
Abstract:Twenty-three 1-3/4 in. diameter and 1 in. diameter anchor bolts were tested in an investigation of the effects of clear cover, bolt diameter, embedment length, and bearing area of the anchorage device on the strength and behavior of anchor bolt installations. Failure modes are identified, and the load carrying mechanism of an anchor bolt is described. The data were combined with the results from earlier studies and analyzed using a multiple stepwise regression procedure. A simple equation for the ultimate load of a single anchor bolt loaded in tension is presented.
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