Structural fire design
A guide to selecting the appropriate method for the design of elements in the fire condition is given in Figure 1 below.
A chapter covering the structural fire design of concrete structures to Eurocode 2, Part 1-2: structural fire design is available in the publication How to Design Concrete Structures to Eurocode 2.
Figure 1: Flow chart showing which fire resistance design method to adopt
Extract from 'How to Design for Concrete Structures using Eurocode 2' (Page 99, Figure 1)
Further guidance on Concrete and Fire from The Concrete Centre
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