Brief review of the development of anchoring technology and cast-in anchor channels. There will also be a review of the current code and design methods available for cast-in channel
With the recent introduction of the ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria AC232, cast-in anchor channel systems can now be designed with recognition under the International Building Code. This presentation will explain the provisions given in AC232 for designing anchor channel systems.
Comparison of strength design to Allowable Stress Design (ASD), and defining what is and is not covered under AC232
Factors to consider when designing with strength design, and an overview of the possible failure modes when designing with AC232
Detailed review of concrete breakout in tension and calculating the basic concrete resistance value. Expect to better understand the influence factors on concrete performance in tension
Detailed review of concrete breakout in shear and the effects of supplementary reinforcement
Brief overview of the PROFIS Anchor Channel Software, which based on ICC ESR 3520
A brief overview of common questions from customers on the topic of anchor channel design