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Fire Design of Steel Structures

ECCS - European Convention for Constructional Steelwork

Fire Design of Steel Structures

EC1: Actions on structures. Part 1-2: Actions on str. exposed to fire. EC3: Design of steel structures. Part 1-2: Structural fire design.

2., updated and enlarged Edition - November 2015
  • ca 450 pages
  • ca 134 figures
  • ca 21 tables
  • Softcover
  • English
ISBN: 978-3-433-03143-8
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Table of contents

INTRODUCTION

Relations between different Eurocodes

Scope of EN 1993-1-2

Layout of the book

MECHANICAL LOADING

General

Examples

Indirect actions

THERMAL ACTION

General

Nominal temperature-time curves

Parametric temperature-time curves

Zone models

CFD models

Localized fires

External members

TEMPERATURE IN STEEL SECTIONS

Introduction

The heat conduction equation and its boundary conditions

Advanced calculation model. Finite element solution of the heat conduction equation

Section factor

Temperature of unprotected steelwork exposed to fire

Temperature of protected steelwork exposed to fire

Internal steelwork in a void protected by heat screens

External steelwork

View factors in the concave part of a steel profile

Temperature in steel members subjected to localized fires

Temperature in stainless steel members

MECHANICAL ANALYSIS

Basic principles

Mechanical properties of carbon steel

Classification of cross-sections

Effective cross-sections

Fire resistance of structural members

Design in the temperature domain. Critical temperature

Design of continuous beams

Fire resistance of structural stainless steel members

Design examples

ADVANCED CALCULATION MODELS

General

Thermal response model

Mechanical response model

Some comparisons between the simple and the advanced calculation models

JOINTS

General

Strength of bolts and welds at elevated temperature

Temperature of joints in fire

Bolted connections

Design fire resistance of welds

Design examples

THE COMPUTER PROGRAM "ELEFIR-EN"

General

Brief description of the program

Default constants used in the program

Design example

CASE STUDY

Description of case study

Fire resistance under standard fire

Fire resistance under natural fire

REFERENCES

ANNEX A THERMAL DATA FOR CARBON STEEL AND STAINLESS STEEL SECTIONS

A.1. Thermal properties of carbon steel

A.2. Section factor Am / V [m-1] for unprotected steel members

A.3. Section factor Ap / V [m-1] for protected steel members

A.4. Tables and nomograms for evaluating the temperature in unprotected steel members subjected to the standard fire curve ISO 834

A.5. Tables and nomograms for evaluating the temperature in protected steel members subjected to the standard fire curve ISO 834

A.6. Thermal properties of some fire protection materials

A.7. Thermal properties of stainless steel

A.8. Tables and nomograms for evaluating the temperature in unprotected stainless steel members subjected to the standard fire curve ISO 834

A.9. Thermal properties of some fire compartment lining materials

ANNEX B INPUT DATA FOR NATURAL FIRE MODELS

B.1. Introduction

B.2. Fire load density

B.3. Rate of heat release density

B.4. Ventilation control

B.5. Flash-over

ANNEX C MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CARBON STEEL AND STAINLESS STEEL

C.1 Mechanical properties of carbon steel

C.2. Mechanical properties of stainless steel

ANNEX D TABLES FOR SECTION CLASSIFICATION AND EFFECTIVE WIDTH EVALUATION

ANNEX E SECTION FACTORS OF EUROPEAN HOT ROLLED IPE AND HE PROFILES

ANNEX F CROSS-SECTIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF EUROPEAN HOT ROLLED IPE AND HE PROFILES

F.1. Cross-sectional classification for pure compression and pure bending

F.2. Cross-sectional classification for combined, compression and bending moment

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