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Tag: composite beam Fire resistance of composite beam

Fire design, based on the 1993 draft Eurocode 4: Part 1.2, ‘Structural fire design’, is introduced in Section 3.3.7, the whole of which is applicable to composite beams, as well as to slabs, except Section 3.3.7.5. Beams rarely have insulation or integrity functions, and have then to be designed only for the loadbearing function, R. The fire resistance class is normally the same

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