Prediction of Fire Endurance of Concrete Slabs

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Paper (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-TP-398
Physical description15 p.
Subjectconcrete (materials); fire resistance; thermal properties; heat transfer; Performance of:; beton (materiau); resistance au feu; propriete thermique; transfert de chaleur
AbstractThe constants in an idealized heat flow simulation are adjusted by non-linear regression to match the experimental results of 107 fire endurance tests performed at the Portland Cement Association's laboratories. They are then used to predict fire endurances. Confidence limits are assigned.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRCC 13559
NPARC number20375341
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Record created2012-07-23
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