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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Importance of Proper Anchoring
Author(s): Edward Cohen
Publication: Special Publication
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
Abstract: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.
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