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Look at the date on that ASCE guideline.

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.


> On Oct 2, 2015, at 10:52 AM, Vasu, Ravi <Ravi.Vasu(--nospam--at)> wrote:
> Thanks Steve.  ASCE 'guidelines for design of anchorage in petrochem 
> facilities' has the sleeve length specified for full length of sleeve/tape, 
> if it needs to be tensioned. But, is there any calcs. or technical materials 
> that discusses about the stretch vs. sleeve length, for partial or full 
> length of anchor bolt? Secondly, what happens to the concrete bond with 
> anchor bolt below the sleeve while pretensioning.  I think small cracks 
> may develop, relieving the bond and ultimately, App. D calcs. picks up.
> We followed ACI318, App. D, provided sufficient tension rebars close(< 9
> inches) to each anchor bolts, taken to the pile cap.
> Thanks
> Ravi Vasu
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On
> Behalf Of Steve Gordin Sent: Friday, October 02, 2015 10:30 AM

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