Chapter 15. Concepts in Structural Frame Analysis

  1. Robert W. Fitzgerald

Published Online: 19 MAY 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470863285.ch15

Building Fire Performance Analysis

Building Fire Performance Analysis

How to Cite

Fitzgerald, R. W. (2004) Concepts in Structural Frame Analysis, in Building Fire Performance Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470863285.ch15

Author Information

  1. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAY 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470863268

Online ISBN: 9780470863282

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Keywords:

  • structural behavior in fires (Fr curve);
  • fire endurance test ratings;
  • prescriptive building code process;
  • structural frame and barriers;
  • membrane ceilings;
  • thermal stresses;
  • dead and live loads;
  • structural collapse;
  • level 2 calculation methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structural design

  • What are we looking for?

  • Structural frame and barriers

  • The structural frame

  • Performance concepts

  • Structural performance description

  • Discussion

  • Level 1 evaluations

  • Summary