Read and study the material for this module. Then, complete and pass the corresponding 10-question quiz with a score of 80% or higher to receive a certificate for 0.1 CEU (equivalent to 1.0 PDH). This online course is not approved for credit with the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB).
Continuing Education Credit: 0.1 CEU (1 PDH)
Access Period: 180 days
This course is included in the Anchorage Design Certificate Program. Completion of all courses in an ACI University Certificate Program will earn you a program certificate and digital badge. For more details, visit ACI University Certificate Programs.
This module covers Chapters 7 through 12 of ACI 355.2-07, “Qualification of Post-Installed Mechanical Anchors in Concrete (ACI 355.2-07). This document prescribes testing programs and evaluation requirements for post-installed mechanical anchors intended for use in concrete under the design provisions of ACI 318. These chapters cover the reference, reliability, and service-condition testing. Also included is the anchor categories, presentation of anchor test data, and requirements for the independent testing and evaluation agency (ITEA).
This document is covered in two parts.
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1. Understand how to calculate the ratio of the characteristic capacity (Nb,r) in each reliability test;
2. Recognize the purpose of reference tests used to establish baseline values for the reliability and service-conditions tests;
3. Explain how to determine which anchor category to assign for each combination of anchor diameter and embedment depth; and
4. Describe the loading pattern for a simulated seismic-shear test.
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