A Model for predicting thermal response across steel C-joist floor assemblies exposed to fire

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ConferenceProceedings of 5th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology International Conference: 03 December 2001, Newcastle, Australia
Pages469472; # of pages: 4
AbstractThis paper discusses the development of a model and compares the temperature predictions from the model with results from 5 full-scale experimental test data. The model developed predicts reasonably well the temperature distribution across steel C-joists protected with gypsum board floor assemblies, with and without insulation in the floor cavity. Model limitations and further developments are identified.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number44993
NPARC number20379029
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