The Open Civil Engineering Journal




ISSN: 1874-1495 ― Volume 13, 2019
RESEARCH ARTICLE

Performance of Cantilever Beam in Fire



Yuzhuo Wang*, Xihu Gao, Debiao Zhu, Chuanguo Fu
School of Civil Engineering, Shandong Jianzhu University, Jinan 250101, Shandong, China

Abstract

Introduction:

This paper presents results from an experimental study on the temperature effect of reinforced concrete cantilever beam.

Methods:

Three cantilever beams with fixed end were tested in fire furnace, the distribution of temperature field, the deformation law and the fire resistance of the cantilever beam were obtained.

Results:

Results from these tests indicate that the horizontal section of the temperature curve is about 100 degrees centigrade. The bending capacity of the beam is weaken at high temperature and the failure mode of beam is bending failure. Data from tests also indicates that the plastic hinge of the end of beam moves outward about 240 mm.

Keywords: High temperature effect, Cantilever beam with fixed end, Fire resistance limit, Reinforcement, Temperature curve, Bending capacity.


Article Information


Identifiers and Pagination:

Year: 2017
Volume: 11
Issue: Suppl-3, M4
First Page: 847
Last Page: 853
Publisher Id: TOCIEJ-11-847
DOI: 10.2174/1874149501711010847

Article History:

Received Date: 19/02/2017
Revision Received Date: 25/05/2017
Acceptance Date: 4/6/2017
Electronic publication date: 17/11/2017
Collection year: 2017

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* Address correspondence to this author at the School of College of Civil Engineering, Shandong Jianzhu University, Fengming Road, Lingang Development Zone, Jinan city, Shandong, 250101, China; Tel: +8613793143899; E-mail: yuzhuowang@163.com


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