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Document ID (ISN)60308
CIS number 93-990
ISBN(s) 0-11-882094-X
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OTI 92 605
Steel Construction Institute
Title Methodologies and available tools for the design/analysis of steel components at elevated temperatures
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 149p. 37 ref. Price: GBP 15.00.
Abstract This report is one of a series concerning fire resistance of offshore structures. Design methods and tools which may be used to assess the structural response of steel structures under fire conditions are identified and their development and potential application to offshore structures are reviewed. The thermal response of structures is outlined in terms of types of fire, thermal loading and calculation of steel temperature. The application of the code-check and progressive collapse methods to the analysis of structures at elevated temperatures is described. Computer analysis packages are also reviewed. Glossary of terms and nomenclature.
Descriptors (primary) fire load; United Kingdom; offshore oil extraction; structural steel work; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) fire resisting structures; glossary; extreme temperatures; safety by design; computer analysis
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