Accession Number : AD0282934

Title :   DEADMAN ANCHORAGES IN SAND

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CALIF

Personal Author(s) : SMITH,J.E.

Report Date : 12 JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 76

Abstract : Various sizes of reinforced-concrete deadman anchorages were tested in sand to obtain information for improving or expanding design criteria. Deadman holding capacities and reaction patterns under applied loads were determined and an empirical equation was developed by which both the capacities and reaction patterns can be calculated.

Descriptors :   *FOUNDATIONS (STRUCTURES), DESIGN, EQUATIONS, LOAD DISTRIBUTION, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, RAILROADS, REINFORCED CONCRETE, SAND, SOILS, TEST FACILITIES, TEST METHODS, TESTS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE