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Document ID (ISN)60307
CIS number 93-989
ISBN(s) 0-11-882069-9
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OTI 92 604
Steel Construction Institute
Title Experimental data relating to the performance of steel components at elevated temperatures
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 83p. Illus. 25 ref. Price: GBP 10.00.
Abstract This report is one of a series concerning fire resistance of offshore structures. Temperature dependent material properties for the various types of steel that are commonly found in offshore installations are examined; these include structural steels and "boiler" steels used for pressure vessels and some piping. The effects of the steel making process and the chemical composition of the steels are considered and an outline of the use of steel on offshore structures is presented. The study shows that there is limited test data at elevated temperatures for steels which are not the common structural steels, and data which are available should be used with caution. Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) strength of materials; United Kingdom; offshore oil extraction; steels; structural steel work; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) stress concentration; tensile strength; stainless steel; extreme temperatures; strain measurement; glossary; materials testing; fire resistance testing
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry