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     Try "Wind Loads and Anchor Bolt Design for Petrochemical Facilities", 
     ASCE, 1997.
     
     Rick Drake, SE
     Fluor Daniel, Irvine


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Subject: Anchor Bolt Post-Tensioning
Author:  "Moore; Danny" <drmoore(--nospam--at)sbec.com> at fdinet
Date:    3/18/99 5:35 PM


     
Does anyone have a reference for the following:  
     
- Anchor bolts for a vertical vessel require a specific post-tensioning 
force.  How much torque should be applied in tightening the nut to achieve 
the post-tension force required?
     
Thanks in advance.
     
Danny Moore
Civil/Structural Engineer
S & B Engineers and Constructors