Steel Buildings and Fire Protection in Europe

by Curt F. Kollbrunner,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 2, Pg. 500-524

Document Type: Journal Paper


Recent trends in steel building construction in Europe; influence of improved and automatic welding equipment and more general use of basic electrodes are noted; behavior of steel under influence of fire and classifications of fire danger; results of fire tests on steel buildings; conclusions indicate when unprotected or protected construction is required and how much protection must be provided.

Subject Headings: Steel construction | Construction equipment | Fires | Steel | Smart buildings | Steel structures | Welding | Material properties | Europe

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