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Anchors in Bending Revisited
- To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
- Subject: Anchors in Bending Revisited
- From: "Vyacheslav Gordin" <scgordin(--nospam--at)hotmail.com>
- Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2000 13:36:40 PST
Satish pinpointed the exact substance of the problem:
Practically any eccentricity of the shear force in regard to the top of
concrete results in severe overstressing of concrete in simple bearing.
It can be shown that such overstressed zone extends several inches below the
top of concrete, naturally leading to the overstress of the anchor in
Such situation rarely develops under the DL and LL, but is quite common due
to WL and seismic.
So, what do we do?
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