Large-scale Structural Fire Testing – How Did We Get Here, Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?

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Structural fire testing is experiencing a renaissance. Both the research and regulatory communities are currently confronting the inherent problems associated with using simplified, single element tests on isolated structural members subjected to standard temperature-time curves to demonstrate adequate structural performance of buildings in fires. Indeed… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gales2012LargescaleSF, title={Large-scale Structural Fire Testing – How Did We Get Here, Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?}, author={J. Gales and Cristi{\'a}n Maluk and L. Bisby}, year={2012} }