2C10 Design for fire and robustness

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tainable
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nstruction
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under natural hazards and catas
trophic events

Master course





2C10

Design for fire and robustness

(compulsory, 6 ECTS)


1
.

week

Introduction to fire safety

Introduction, fire safety, classification of structures, fire compartments,
escape routes, natural fire.


2
.

week:

Fire load

Fire load density, characteristic an
d design load, effect of active fire measures,
models for compartment fires, nominal fire curve
s, parametric temperature
curve
.


3
.

week

Advanced
fire
models

Fire scenarios, advanced models for compartment fires, zone model, CFD
models, rate of heat relea
se, fire load for localised fires, modelling of localised
fires.


4
.

week

Structural analysis at fire,
s
teel structures at fire


Accidental load combination, structural analysis at fire, video from large scale
fire test in Cardington. Temperature of unpro
tected and protected steel
structures, fire protection.


5
.

week

Fire resistance of steel structures

Material properties of steel at high temperatures, resistance of element
loaded in tension, compression, bending, lateral torsional stability of beams,
des
ign of joints.


6
.

week

Fire resistance of composite structures

Fire resistance of composite slab, resistance of composite beams and
columns, simple methods (tables), calculation of fire resistance of beams and
column, software for design of composite stru
ctures (AFCC, AFCB).


7
.

week

Fire resistance of timber and aluminium structures

Behaviour of timber structures exposed to fire, design method for timber
structures, method of effective cross
-
section, method of reduced stiffness and
strength. Temperature o
f aluminium structures exposed to fire, material
properties of aluminium alloys exposed to high temperatures, resistance of
elements loaded by tension, compression and bending moment.


8
.

week

Fire resistance of concrete structures

Material behaviour, desi
gn tables, temperature if elements, analytical models,
advanced models.


9
.

week

Fire resistance of timber and aluminium structures


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Temperature of aluminium structures exposed to fire, material properties of
aluminium alloys exposed to high temperatures,

resistance of elements
loaded by tension, compression and bending moment.


10
.

week

Loading at explosion

Explosion in enclosed open and space, interaction with buildings, structural
analysis at explosion, mechanical behaviour of material at dynamic load.


11
.

week

Structural analysis at explosion

Experimental evaluation of structural behaviour, types of explosion, damage
to structures, protection of structures to explosion, reconstruction.


12
.

week

Robustness

Design for robustness, structural behaviour,
structural integrity, ductility.


13
.

week

Fire tests

Introduction to testing and measurement, equipment of fire test laboratry,
examples of tests, test setup, large scale fire tests (Cardington, Mokrsko),
evaluation of test data.


Seminars:



Evaluation of
fire load density, modelling of compartment fire using parametric fire
curve, temperature of steel unprotected steel beam and column, resistance of beam
and column.



Localised fire, temperature of steel structure exposed to localised fire, structural
analys
is of industrial building at fire, resistance of steel elements.



Analysis of fire compartment using zone model.



Fire resistance of timber beam, composite beam and composite column.


References:

Franssen J. M., Zaharia R., Design of Steel Structures Subject
ed to Fire, Background and
Design Guide to Eurocode 3, University Liège, 2005.

Buchanan A. H., Structural Design for Fire Safety, John Wiley and Sons, Chichester 2003.

ASCE Manual, Performance
-
Based Design of Structural Steel for Fire Conditions
, American
Society of Civil Engineers, 2009

Lennon T., Moore D.B., Wang Y.C., Bailey G.G., Designer’s Guide to EN 1991
-
1
-
2, EN 1992
-
1
-
2, EN 1993
-
1
-
2 and EN 1994
-
1
-
2, Thomas Telford, 2006.