Importance of Proper Anchoring

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Title: Importance of Proper Anchoring

Author(s): Edward Cohen

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 22

Issue:

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

Date: 1/1/1969

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.