MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 6, 2013Concrete Spalling due to Fire Exposure: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Advanced Modeling for Spalling Risk Assessment|
|Published online||17 September 2013|
Influence of moisture on fire resistance of side-plated RC beams
1 University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2 ZAG – Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
The objective of the paper is to present the effect of moisture in concrete on the fire resistance of side-plated reinforced concrete (RC) beams. For this purpose an adequate new finite-element (FE) procedure is presented. The paper concludes with a parametric study, examining the impacts of the vapor-tight side plates, high initial moisture content and low initial permeability of concrete of the selected RC beam on the rate of the risk of concrete spalling.
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