Building Code Resource Library

Structural Fire Resistance



Best Practices Guidelines for Structural Fire Resistance Design of Concrete and Steel Buildings
Long T. Phan, Therese P. McAllister, John L. Gross, Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Morgan J. Hurley, Society of Fire Protection Engineers
November 2010
Posted:  August 24, 2011

The Interdisciplinary Nature of Structural Fire Protection
Dr. James Milke, P.E.
Structure Magazine
June 2006
Posted:  August 17, 2011

Building Materials and Structures-Report BMS92
Subcommittee on Fire-Resistance Classifications
Central Housing Committee on Research, Design and Construction
October 7, 1942
Posted:  August 17, 2011

Fire Protection of Structural Steel in High-Rise Buildings
NIST GCR 04-872, b04047
Michael Goode, Editor
Civil Engineering Research Foundation
July 2004

Cardington and Broadgate Fires.
Dr. Susan Lamont
Undated
Posted:  August 5, 2010

Analysis of Needs and Existing Capabilities for Full-Scale Fire Resistance Testing
NIST GCR 02-843-1 (Revision), f02028
Jesse Beitel and Nestor Iwankiw, Hughes Associates, Inc.
December 2002; October 2008

Code Provisions for High-Strength Concrete Strength-Temperature Relationship at Elevated Temperatures
b03020
Long T. Phan and Nicholas J. Carino, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
2003

Experimental Plan for Testing the Mechanical Properties of High-Strength Concrete at Elevated Temperatures NISTIR 6210, b99062
Long T. Phan and Richard D. Peacock,  Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
May 1999

Fire Resistance Determination and Performance Prediction Research Needs Workshop: Proceedings; Parallels Between Performance-Based Engineering for Fire and Earthquake Hazards
NISTIR 6890, f02038
Greg Deierlein, Stanford University
September 2002

Fire Resistance Determination and Performance Prediction Research Needs Workshop: Proceedings; Structural Performance
NISTIR 6890, f02043
J-M. Franssen
September 2002

Fire Resistance Determination and Performance Prediction Research Needs Workshop: Proceedings; Fire Resistance Evaluation of Large-scale Structural Systems
NISTIR 6890, f02060
Venkatesh Kodur, Institute for Research in Construction, NRC-Canada
September 2002

Fire Resistance Testing For Performance-based Fire Design of Buildings
Craig Beyler, Jesse Beitel, Nestor Iwankiw, Brian Lattimer, Hughes Associates, Inc., The Fire Protection Research Foundation
June 2007

Heating, Spalling Characteristics and Residual Properties of High Performance Concrete
NISTIR 6588, f00133
Long T. Phan, James R. Lawson and Frank L. Davis, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
2000

Mechanical Properties of High Performance Concrete After Exposure to Elevated Temperatures
NISTIR 6475, f00014
J. Randall Lawson, Long T. Phan and Frank Davis
March 2000

Response of High Performance Concrete to Fire Conditions: Review of Thermal Property Data and Measurement Techniques
NIST GCR 99-767, f99010
Daniel R. Flynn, MetSys Corporation
March 1999

Spalling and Mechanical Properties of High Strength Concrete at High Temperatures
b07019
Long Phan, National Institute of Standards and Technology
2007

Thermal Performance of Fire Resistive Materials II. A Multi-Layer One-Dimensional Heat Transfer Model for Fire Resistive Materials Protecting a Substrate
NISTIR 7482
Kuldeep R. Prasad and Dale P. Bentz, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
February 2008

The international FORUM of fire research directors: A position paper on evaluation of structural fire resistance f03037
William L. Grosshandler, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
May 2003


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