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Detailing for Increased Breakout Capacity of Steel Anchor Rods in Concrete Podium Slabs

by Scott Fischer, P.E.

October 27, 2022; 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific Time

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ICC Preferred Provider Course Number: 21213

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Seminar Description

A discussion on the history, the testing and findings as well as the calculation, design and detail of anchor reinforcement in relatively thin concrete podium slabs used to help resist seismic and wind uplift forces for light frame construction.
The views and opinions expressed in this seminar are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect those held by S. K. Ghosh Associates LLC.

Speaker Bio

Scott is a licensed professional engineer in the state of California and has worked with Simpson Strong-Tie since 2006 where he is currently a Senior R&D Engineer. He has worked on the concrete cast-in-place connectors and anchors product line and helped develop the current acceptance criteria as well as performed the testing and code report requirements needed for those products. Prior to joining Simpson Strong-Tie, Scott worked for nine years as a consulting engineer where he specialized in the design and analysis of concrete structures, including post-tensioned slab design, concrete lateral systems and foundation design. Scott is currently the lead engineer for the Strong-Rod Systems product line where he designs and develops products for the Anchor Tiedown System (ATS) and the Uplift Restraint System (URS).

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