ground anchor

ground anchor

[′grau̇nd ‚aŋ·kər]
(civil engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ground anchor

A device used to secure a structure from lateral or vertical forces.
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Yin, "Experimental and numerical investigation of uplift behavior of umbrella shaped ground anchor," Geomechanics and Engineering, vol.
The objectives of this study are the following: (1) to examine the capability of the NHW and DANFIS models for predicting small ground anchors pullout capacity; (2) to compare the performance of developed models with previous studies; and (3) to study the significance of input variables on pullout capacity of small ground anchor.
He says invisible DNA, a tracker, a locked garage and a ground anchor should be considered.
When they are not is use, quad bikes should be secured to ground anchor points using high-security chains and padlocks.
The new rules required that a heavy-duty concrete foundation and ground anchor (what's that?) be added, securing it for all time.
The acquisition will provide Escalade Sports access to Goalsetter's technology portfolio, including its internal compression height adjustment and ground anchor hinge systems.
A postgrouted prestressed ground anchor is a structural element installed in soil or rock that is used to transmit an applied tensile load into ground.
"They took off the motorbike cover and tried to take the bike but then, after realising they couldn't because the large chain was going through the chassis and under the ground through a ground anchor, they left.
As the implement approached the anchor it tripped a clutch, causing a winding drum on the anchor to turn with the haulage rope, pulling the anchor for ward the required distance by another rope attached to a ground anchor, tree or post ahead of the moving anchor.
If you do not have a garage, installing a ground anchor is a good bet.
They are urging bikers to secure their machines to a ground anchor point, to install a Thatcham or Sold Secure immobiliser system, to use motorbike parking spaces where possible, and to join the Warwickshire Police Bike Safe Scheme.
The line also includes security chains made from triple heat-treated Boron Manganese steel for maximum security and a perfect compliment to the Stronghold ground anchor.