Advanced Analysis and Design for Fire Safety of Steel by Prof. Guoqiang Li, Associate Prof. Peijun Wang (auth.) PDF

By Prof. Guoqiang Li, Associate Prof. Peijun Wang (auth.)

ISBN-10: 3642343929

ISBN-13: 9783642343926

ISBN-10: 3642343937

ISBN-13: 9783642343933

Advanced research and layout for fireplace protection of metal Structures systematically offers the most recent findings on behaviours of metal structural parts in a hearth, similar to the catenary activities of confined metal beams, the layout tools for restricted metal columns, and the membrane activities of concrete flooring slabs with metal decks. utilizing a scientific description of structural hearth protection engineering rules, the authors illustrate the real distinction among behaviours of an remoted structural point and the restricted part in a whole constitution less than fireplace conditions.

The publication should be a vital source for structural engineers who desire to enhance their realizing of metal structures uncovered to fires. it's also an amazing textbook for introductory classes in hearth protection for master’s measure courses in structural engineering, and is great studying fabric for final-year undergraduate scholars in civil engineering and fireplace protection engineering. moreover, it effectively bridges the knowledge hole among fireplace security engineers, structural engineers and development inspectors, and may be of important curiosity to architects, code officers, development designers and fireplace fighters.

Dr. Guoqiang Li is a Professor on the collage of Civil Engineering of Tongji collage, China; Dr. Peijun Wang is an affiliate Professor on the college of Civil Engineering of Shandong college, China.

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3] European Committee for Standardisation. Eurocode 1: Actions on Structures C Part 1-2: General Actions on Structures Exposed to Fire. European Committee for Standardisation, 2009. [4] British Standard Insititute. Components for Smoke and Heat Control Systems. Functional Recommendations and Calculation Methods for Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilation Systems, Employing Steady-State Design Fires. British Standard Insititute, 2003. [5] B. Karlsson and J. G. Quintiere. Enclosure Fire Dynamics. CRC Press, 2000.

Recently, attempts have been made to link realistic fires to the standard fire through the use of equivalent time. The equivalent time for a realistic fire is the time of exposing a construction element to the standard fire that would give the same effect as the realistic fire. It is important to select the appropriate “effect” to be compared. Using the temperature rise in a construction element as an example, the equivalent time concept is illustrated in Fig. 14. Fig. 14 Equivalent time concept Harmathy [30] and Eurocode 1 [3] also contain an equation for the equivalent time.

4 Eurocode Parametric Fires The EC1 [3] gives an equation for a parametric fire, allowing a time-temperature relationship to be produced for any amount of fuel load, ventilation openings, wall lining materials, etc. The Eurocode parametric curves have been derived to give a good approximation to the burning period of the Swedish curves. 32) λ ρ c is the thermal inertia in J/(m2 ·s1/2 ·K). 2 and 1000 λ ρ c 2000. 5 Comparison of Fire Enclosure Temperature-time Curves Fig. 5 compares the temperature-time curves based on the above models.

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