Title: Importance of Proper Anchoring
Author(s): Edward Cohen
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 3-14
Keywords: acchorage; anchors; bridge anchorages; bridges (structures); buildings; concretes; connections; construction; ductiliy; fasteners; loads (forces); precast concrete; quality control; reinforced concrete; strength
Reliability, econonmy, and simplicity should be the criteria for selecting an achorage or connection detail. Each anchorage must be of adequate strength to perform its assigned task, must be the proper type for the application, and must be able to provide satisifactory service throughtout the life of the structure. . . Examples are presented to point up the difficulties, accomplishments and goals for proper anchoring of and to concrete.