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.

JOURNAL Articles ON ANCHOR IN CONCRETE

Optimum High-Strength Reinforcing Bar Grade for Reinforced Concrete Flexural Members

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Flexural Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with Composite Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer System

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2022

Reliability Assessment and Strength Reduction Factor Calibration for Screw Anchors Concrete Breakout

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2022

Local Bond-Slip Behavior of Reinforcing Bars in High- Performance Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Beams

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2022

Side-Face Blowout Strength of Two-Layer Headed Bars Embedded in Exterior Beam-Column Joints

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2022

Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Reinforced Beam-Column Connections with Novel Connection Details

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2022

Investigation of Bursting Stress and Spalling Stress in Post-tensioned Anchorage Zones

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 1/31/2022

Analysis of Short-Term Prestress Losses in Post-tensioned Structures Using Smart Strands

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 1/31/2022

Seismic Performance of Full-Scale Moment Connections of One-Story Precast Industrial Facilities

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2021

Effects of Concrete Tail Cover and Tail Kickout on Anchorage Strength of 90-Degree Hooks

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2021

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON ANCHOR IN CONCRETE

Experimental and Theoretical Investigation on the Adsorbed Layer Thickness of PCE Comb Polymers

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Concrete Q&A: Applicability of Seismic Reduction Factor for Anchor Design and Testing Requirements for Overhead Anchors

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2022

A Case Study on the Durability of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Fireproofing in Aggressive Industrial Environments

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2022

Displacement-Based Design of Anchorages in Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 2/1/2022

Artificial Neural Network to Predict Bond Strength of Deformed Bars in Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2021

Review of Artificial Neural Networks and A New Feed-Forward Network for Anchorage Analysis in Cracked Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2021

Anchor Reinforcement for Anchor Channels

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2021

Investigation on End-Anchorage of SRG Composites Externally Bonded to a Concrete Substrate

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 2/1/2021

Concrete Q&A: Anchorage Design and Baseplate Rigidity

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2021

Impact Damage Retrofit of RC Bridge Girder Previously Retrofitted with CFRP Fabric

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 1/1/2021

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