anchor in concrete Topic

Anchor in Concrete

Definition: (1) in prestressed concrete, to lock the stressed tendon in position so that it will retain its stressed condition; (2) in precast-concrete construction, to attach the precast units to the building frame; (3) in slabs-on-grade or walls, to fasten to rock or adjacent structures to prevent movement of the slab or wall with respect to the foundation, adjacent structure, or rock.- ACI Concrete Terminology


An anchor is a steel element either cast into concrete or post-installed into a hardened concrete member and used to transmit loads to the concrete. Cast-in anchors include headed bolds, hooked bolts (J- or L-bolt), and headed studs. Post-installed anchors include expansion anchors, undercut anchors, and adhesive anchors. Steel elements for adhesive anchors include threaded rods, deformed reinforcing bars, or internally threaded steel sleeves with external deformations. Anchor systems are typically used to connect two parts of a structure together or to connect a nonstructural item to the structure.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON ANCHOR IN CONCRETE

Constructability of Post-Tensioning Anchors in Shear Walls

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 12/1/2018

Seismic Strengthening of RC Columns with Straight FRP Anchors

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

A Design Approach for FRP Anchors in FRP-strengthened RC Structures

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

Post-tensioned NSM CFRP for Upgrading Concrete Bridges: Modeling, Testing, and Field Application

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

Simulation of Delamination Failures in RC Members Strengthened with CFRP Rod Panels and CFRP Laminates

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

Assessment of Anchorage Methods and FRP Laminate Strengthening Configurations for URM Walls Under In-Plane Loading

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

Behavior of Beams Strengthened with Fabric Reinforced Cementitious Mortar in Bending

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

Evaluation and Classification of Anchorage Systems Used to Enhance the Flexural Performance of FRP Strengthened Concrete Members

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

Shear Strengthening of Concrete Bridges using CFRP Strips and Anchors and Quality Control Procedures

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

Shear Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Externally Bonded Small-Diameter Carbon Strands

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

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