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Behaviour of special concretes in fire



Title: Behaviour of special concretes in fire
Author(s): H.W. Reinhardt
Paper category : conference
Book title: The 50-year Teaching and Research Anniversary of Prof. Sun Wei on Advances in Civil Engineering Materials
Editor(s): C. Miao, G. Ye and H. Chen
Print-ISBN: 978-2-35158-098-1
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-099-8
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2010
Pages: 235 - 249
Total Pages: 15
Nb references: 10
Language: English


Abstract: The behaviour of normal concrete is well known and concrete is assumed to be fire proof.
However, new concretes emerge such as self-compacting concrete (in the US "selfconsolidating concrete"), textile-reinforced concrete, and high-strength concrete the fire behaviour of which is questionable. Therefore, test series have been carried out. It turned out that self-compacting concrete behaves the same as normal vibrated concrete, that textilereinforced concrete depends very much on the type of reinforcement, and that high-strength concrete C100/115 can be made fire proof with polypropylene fibres.


Online publication: 2010-04-22
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00