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RE: Safety factor=4 for anchors

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It has been SF=4 for a long, long time.  For a good discussion of this topic (old post installed anchor methodology), go to the BSSC NEHRP 2000 Commentary:
http://www.bssconline.org/NEHRP2000/comments/C9.pdf

Regards,
Harold Sprague



From: kimwontae(--nospam--at)email.com
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 12:51:10 -0500
Subject: Safety factor=4 for anchors

Hi!
 
Please explain why SF=4 has been used for anchor (allowable stress) design.
I have never been told how and why SF=4 was chosen.
 

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