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Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements in Structural Fire Engineering Problems

  • J.-C. Dotreppe
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Abstract

The usual way of determining the fire endurance of structural elements is to perform fire tests. Nevertheless a rational design for fire safety cannot be derived from Standard tests only. The need for analytical and numerical analysis of thermal and structural responses has grown more and more intensively. Analytical methods are appropriate for simple structural elements only. For more complex structures, numerical modeis have to be used. This type of method should be developed intensively in the near future.

Keywords

Plastic Hinge Fire Safety Concrete Slab Reinforce Concrete Beam Thermal Creep 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • J.-C. Dotreppe
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  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of LiègeBelgium

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