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Design and construction of ground anchors. 2nd edition

Report R 65

CIRIA, 1980
Design and construction of ground anchors. 2nd edition

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Civil & Structural Supplement




Comprises a general survey of ground anchors in soft ground such as clays, sands, gravels and weak rocks, looking specifically at methods of design and construction as well as understanding of anchor use. Covers: classification of ground anchors; calculation of load capacity; anchor design considerations; construction considerations; anchor stressing, testing and evaluation; and considerations on the design of anchored structures. Includes checklists to aid the designer and/or constructor to obtain all relevant data necessary for an efficient anchoring scheme.


Hanna, T. H.


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CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.



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