Keyword: Fire Resistance

Total Papers Found: 9

Fire resistance of wooden cellular slabs with rectangular perforations

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Wooden cellular slabs with rectangular perforations are commonly used by civil engineers in settings such as concert halls, nurseries, hotels, airports, etc., for noise elimination and heat retention. In this ...

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Analysis of Inter-laboratory Testing of Non-loadbearing Gypsum/Steel-Stud Wall Assemblies 

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This report details a project undertaken in 2006 and 2007 to verify the fire rating of gypsum wall/steel stud assemblies. Samples were sent to six different fire testing laboratories and tested ...

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High temperature thermal properties of vanadium steel 

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The high temperature fire resistance of vanadium is not well documented, so its properties are usually approximated to the same as conventional structural steels. The goal of this study is ...

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A simplified approach for predicting temperature profile in steel members with locally damaged fire protection

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The structural integrity of steel members is jeopardized when fire insulation is partially lost. This paper examined the thermal and mechanical properties of fire insulation under elevated temperatures to further ...

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Modification of tannin based rigid foams using oligomers of a hyperbranched poly(amine-ester) 

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This paper examined the synthesis of hyperbranched polymers (HBPs) and how their hydroxyl end groups help form networks in tannin-based foams. A Hot disk TPS 2500 measured the thermal conductivity of ...

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Thermally insulating and fire-retardant lightweight anisotropic foams based on nanocellulose and graphene oxide

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The researchers used the Hot Disk instrument to measure the thermal properties (thermal conductivity and specific heat) of anisotropic thermally insulating foams produced by the mixing of nanocellulose, graphene oxide ...

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Insulation materials for the building sector: a review and comparative analysis

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When referring to maximizing the energy efficiency of a building, one must first look at the contents of the structure: the make-up of the interior and exterior walls and the ...

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