Design Considerations for Fire Resistance In Concrete Construction

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When

Wednesday, 21 June 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Where

Commodore Regent Hotel
13 Brisbane St , Launceston TAS 7250

Overview

Historically we base the design of concrete structures on the Fire Resistance Level (FRL) as measured in a standard furnace test. This test is used throughout the world. It was developed in the early part of the 20th century and validated in the 1920s. However, we now know that the furnace test, although it uses a large test specimen, is not a full-scale test and there is no significant correlation between time in the furnace test and time in a real fire. Is there a better way?  
Throughout the world, over the past 25 years, there have been more catastrophic collapses in unwanted fires of high rise concrete structures than any other structural system.

Prices

CIA Members/TAS Branch Sponsors $50.00 CIA Retired & Student Members $25.00 Non-Members $100.00 MBA ACA ACRA Members $75.00

Presenters

Mr. Jonathan Barnett
Technical Director - RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd

Topics

Calculating fire resistance of concrete 

Program

Registration:  3.30pm
Commence:  4pm
Networking (including Nibbles & Drinks) 5.30pm

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