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Re: Embedded Anchor Bolts In Compression

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Mark Baker wrote:

>>Just because it is not in fashion anymore to design anchor bolt embedment
based upon bond.......

Look back at mid 60's vintage ACI manual for bond strengths at various f'c
and bolt diameters. Let me know if you can't find it.


Because I don't completely trust bond on smooth bars, I will frequently 
require the rod to be swedged.

A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Tucson, Arizona