Gypsum board fall-off temperature in floor assemblies exposed to standard fires

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ConferenceInterflam 2007, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Fire Science and Engineering: 03 September 2007, London, UK
Pages979991; # of pages: 13
AbstractMajor research efforts are being invested into developing numerical models that can be used by designers to predict the fire resistance performance of lightweight framed assemblies and to reduce the need for conducting standard fire resistance tests, which are both costly and time consuming. One important limitation of the existing models developed for this purpose is the prediction of gypsum board fall-off, which significantly impacts the fire resistance of an assembly. This paper presents and discusses the results of attempts that were made to develop temperature criteria for the gypsum board layers fall-off in floor assemblies tested under standard fire conditions.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number49240
NPARC number20377961
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