Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9445(2004)130:7(991)
Title: Explosion and fire analysis of steel frames using fiber element approach
Authors: Richard Liew, J.Y. 
Chen, H. 
Keywords: Blast loads
Explosions
Fire resistance
Steel frames
Strain rate
Transient response
Issue Date: Jul-2004
Citation: Richard Liew, J.Y., Chen, H. (2004-07). Explosion and fire analysis of steel frames using fiber element approach. Journal of Structural Engineering 130 (7) : 991-1000. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9445(2004)130:7(991)
Abstract: Since the September 11th terrorist attacks, the research and engineering communities have given significant attention to building performance under combined effects of impact, explosion, and fire. This paper presents a numerical approach for inelastic transient analysis of steel frame structures subjected to explosion loading followed by fire. The approach adopts the use of beam-column element and fiber element to enable a realistic modeling of the overall framework subjected to localized explosion and fire. Detailed requirements for modeling elasto-plastic materials subjected to elevated temperature and high-strain rates are presented. Verification examples are provided. The influence of blast loads on the fire resistance of a multistory steel frame is studied.
Source Title: Journal of Structural Engineering
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/68238
ISSN: 07339445
DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9445(2004)130:7(991)
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