Simulation of Pull Tests for Grouted Cable Anchors

Software:
FLAC 8.0
Example Write-Up:
Walk-Through: 
Runs in Demo: 
Yes
Level: 
BEG
Details and Description: 

Pull-out tests on grouted cable bolt anchors are simulated with FLAC.  Grout is represented as a cohesive and frictional material with confining stress dependence.  Results are presented as axial force–deflection curves.

Keywords: 
  • Cable bolt
  • Pull test curve
  • Grout shear stiffness
  • Ultimate bond strength
  • Confining stress
  • Bond failure
Materials: 
  • Rock
  • Steel
Analyses: 
  • Static