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Thermo-mechanical beahvior of steel-concretecomposite columns under natural fireincluding heating and cooling phases

Auteurs : Soumia Sekkiou, Med Salah Dimia, Noureddine Lahbari, Fabrice Bernard
Année : 2016
Domaine : Sciences des matériaux
Type : Communication
Conférence: 7th African Conference on Non Destructive Testing ACNDT 2016 & the 5th International Conference on NDT and Materials Industry and Alloys (IC-WNDT-MI)
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Mots clés : Natural fire, Fire resistance, composite column, cooling phase, residual strength

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In recent years, concrete filled tubular(CFT) columns have become popular among designersand structural engineers, due to a series of highlyappreciated advantages: high load-bearing capacity,high seismic resistance, attractive appearance, reducedcolumn footing, fast construction technology and highfire resistance without external protection. In a fire, thedegradation of the material properties will cause CFTcolumns to become highly nonlinear and inelastic,which makes it quite difficult to predict their failure. Infact, it is possible to fail during heating or cooling phaseof fire. In this paper, the behavior of axially loadedconcrete filled square hollow section columns subjectedto natural fire conditions has been studied. The mainobjective of this study is to highlight the phenomenon ofdelayed collapse of this type of columns during or afterthe cooling phase of a fire, and then analyze theinfluence section size. The results show that criticalconditions with respect to delayed failure arise muchmore for massive sections.