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Ground Anchors and Anchored Structures



Ground Anchors and Anchored Structures

Petros P. Xanthakos

ISBN: 978-0-471-52520-2 January 1991 704 Pages



Treating anchorages as a direct application of the laws of statics and the theories governing the transfer of load, this book focuses on designs that are safe and reasonably priced. It is divided into two parts. Following a general introduction in the first chapter, Part One goes on to explore anchor systems, components, installation and construction details. Presents special anchor systems such as extractable, compression-type, multibell, and regroutable anchors. Analyzes the transfer of load and its relation to failure modes and anchor load capacity; deals with design considerations; covers mechanisms and types of corrosion; and details anchor stressing, testing programs, and evaluation standards. Part Two considers uses and applications and design aspects of anchored structures; presents design examples of practical value and reasonable simplicity; and incorporates examples and case histories.
State of the Art.

The Anchor System: Components and Installation.

Special Anchor Systems.

The Transfer of Load and Modes of Failure.

Design Considerations.

Corrosion and Corrosion Protection.

Stressing, Testing, and Acceptance Criteria.

Uses and Applications.

Design Principles of Anchored Structures.

Design Examples.

Observed Performance of Anchored Structures.