Structural Analysis of Steel Structures under Fire Loading

C. Crosti


This paper focuses on the structural analysis of a steel structure under fire loading. In this framework, the objective is to highlight the importance of the right choice of analyses to develop, and of the finite element codes able to model the resistance and stiffness reduction due to the temperature increase. In addition, the evaluation of the structural collapse under fire load of a real building is considered, paying attention to the global behavior of the structure itself. 


Thermo-plastic material; non-linear analysis; steel structure; thermal buckling; bowing effect; structural collapse.

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ISSN 1210-2709 (Print)
ISSN 1805-2363 (Online)
Published by the Czech Technical University in Prague