Effect of deck on failure temperature of steel beams

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TypeArticle
Journal titleFire Technology
ISSN0015-2684
Volume4
Issue4
Pages265270; # of pages: 6
Subjectdecking; fire resistance tests; steel joists; heat transfer; Performance of:
AbstractIt is generally believed that the heat sink characteristics of decks have a significant effect on the temperature at which structural failure of steel beams occurs in fire. However, the results of a series of fire tests fail to support this contention.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierDBR-RP-388
NRC number10523
2514
NPARC number20374463
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Record created2012-07-23
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