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Anchorage to Pedestal Design Based on ACI 318-05 & AISC 360-05 2

Anchorage to Pedestal Design Based on ACI 318-05 & AISC 360-05

Anchor reinforcement consists of longitudinal rebar and ties to carry anchor tension forces and shear forces, respectively. The Strut-and-Tie Model is proposed to analyze shear force transfer from anchors to pedestal and to design the required amount of shear reinforcement.

In classical architecture, a pedestal is used as a base to support columns, statues or other ornaments. A classical pedestal may be square, octagonal or circular and is usually made up of three elements: Plinth: This is the lowest part of the base of a column or pedestal

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