Fire tests of loaded beams

Title: Fire tests of loaded beams
Author(s): R. Jansson and L. Boström
Paper category : conference
Book title: 2nd International RILEM Workshop on Concrete Spalling due to Fire Exposure
Editor(s): E.A.B. Koenders and F. Dehn
ISBN: 978-2-35158-118-6
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-119-3
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2011
Pages: 311 - 318
Total Pages: 8
Nb references: 7
Language: English

Abstract: For more than a decade, a film showing the spalling behavior and failure of a concrete Ibeam has been shown on numerous occasions at conferences and workshops (two times during the previous spalling workshop). The film was taken during a test series on I-beams with thin webs, 80 mm, performed at SP more than 14 years ago. The original report from the tests is available in Swedish only. This article contains a description of the experiments performed as part of the project together with extra unpublished data from an experiment performed on a beam produced at the same time, 5 years after the original experiment.
Significantly, while extreme spalling was observed in the original experiments, during this experiment the tested beam did not spall.

Online publication: 2012-01-17
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00

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