White Paper on Fire Resistance of Concrete Structures: State-of-the-Art on Fire Resistance of Concrete Structures: Structure-Fire Model Validation

Luke A. Bisby, Hossein Mostafaei, Pierre Pimienta

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Abstract

This white paper presents the current, international, state-of-the-art large-scale experimental, modeling, and performance-based design (PBD) efforts related to structural fire resistance of concrete structures. The paper addresses these topics with emphasis on research and development needs for large-scale experiments on fire resistance of structures to support performance-based engineering and structure-fire model validation; prioritizing those needs; phasing the needs in terms of near, medium and long term; identifying the most appropriate international laboratory facilities and collaborators available to address each need; identifying possible means to transfer the results of research to industry; and identifying a means for the coalition of international partners to review progress and exchange information on a regular basis.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherNational Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Commissioning bodyUS Department of Commerce
Number of pages47
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Sep 2014

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