Elaboration on the code landscape of how a post-installed anchor goes through the approval process within ACI and how it relates to the IBC. This includes ICC-ES ESRs and how and ESR comes to be
This presentation will provide an introductory overview of the adhesive and mechanical anchor market, including the fundamental principles of anchor theory, which includes applications and design basis. Various types of anchors, including product specifications and selection criteria, will also be covered.
Discussion of various design loads to consider when designing anchors per ACI 318 anchoring-to-concrete provisions
Defining and discussing the failure modes and calculations in both tension and shear
Discussion of what to consider during the design process, including base material, edge distance, anchor spacing, effective embedment depth, among others
How to take an anchor application and help ensure a proper adhesive is chosen
Features and benefits discussion of design resources available to structural engineers as it pertains to anchor design
Brief summary of the presentation to cover the main takeaways of the course topic