BS 8081:1989 - Code of practice for ground anchorages
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BS 8081:1989

Code of practice for ground anchorages

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : July 1989 Replaced By : BS 8081:2015+A2:2018, BS EN 1997-1:2004+A1:2013

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BS 8081:1989 - Code of practice for ground anchorages

This British Standard Code of Practice provides recommendations and guidance for soil and rock anchorage systems of the grouted or mechanical type and while emphasis is placed on the post-tensioned anchorages to reflect current trends and usage in the construction industry, many of the recommendations apply to passive anchorages.

Standard NumberBS 8081:1989
TitleCode of practice for ground anchorages
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date31 July 1989
Confirm Date01 January 2013
Withdrawn Date31 August 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS 8081:2015+A2:2018, BS EN 1997-1:2004+A1:2013
ReplacesDD 81:1982
Amended ByAMD 7268
DescriptorsStructural members, Rock bolts, Tendons, Grouting, Foundations, Acceptance (approval), Structural design, Structural systems, Maintenance, Corrosion, Safety measures, Design, Bolts, Corrosion protection, Rocks, Construction systems, Soils, Anchorages, Approval testing, Stress analysis, Site investigations, Construction systems parts, Wall anchors
Title in FrenchCode de bonne pratique des ancrages au sol
Title in GermanLeitfaden fuer Bodenanker
ISBN0 580 17180 9
File Size12.62 MB
NotesSee also BS EN 1997-1:2004.

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