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Spalling of normal strength concrete walls in fire

Guerrieri, Maurice and Fragomeni, Sam (2010) Spalling of normal strength concrete walls in fire. In: Structures in Fire : Proceedings of the 6th International Conference. Kodur, Venkatesh and Franssen, Jean-Marc, eds. DEStech Publications, Lancaster, Pa., pp. 301-311.

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A standard fire test was conducted on four slender concrete walls incorporating two different loading conditions. The results show that pore pressure build-up and flexural cracking due to support conditions plays a major rule in the spalling performance of concrete walls exposed to fire.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9781605950273
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Held 2-4 June, 2010, Michigan State University

Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID19701, splitting, cracks, cracking, spalls
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0905 Civil Engineering
FOR Classification > 0912 Materials Engineering
SEO Classification > 8702 Construction Design
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering (CESARE)
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
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Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2013 05:16
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2013 00:19
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