PLACEMENT AND EMBEDMENT OF ANCHOR BOLTS IN MASONRY GROUT


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PLACEMENT AND EMBEDMENT OF ANCHOR BOLTS IN MASONRY GROUT
PLACEMENT AND EMBEDMENT OF ANCHOR BOLTS IN MASONRY GROUTThe length of anchor bolt embedment in the grout and the thickness of grout surrounding it have a significant influence on strength of anchor bolt. The grout serves as the medium through which the loads are transferred from the attached component to the masonry. Therefore, the anchor bolt should have enough grout surrounding it. The requirements pertaining to the placement and embedment of anchor bolts in masonry grout are specified in MSJC-08 Code Sec. 1.16, which are summarized as follows: Regardless of the type of anchor bolt used for anchorage to masonry, all embedded anchor bolts must be grouted …
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Narendra Taly, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE: Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures, Second Edition. PLACEMENT AND EMBEDMENT OF ANCHOR BOLTS IN MASONRY GROUT, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export