Structures in Fire Forum Presentations


Presentations from previous Structures in Fire Forum events:

April 2017 - IStructE Headquarters, Bastwick Street, London.

September 2016 - CSEC, Kings Buildings, Edinburgh.

April 2016 - IStructE Headquarters, Bastwick Street, London.


April 2017 - IStructE Headquarters, Bastwick Street, London. Agenda

“A review of the reliability indices implicit within prescriptive fire resistance guidance” - Danny Hopkin, OlssonFire - [pdf 1.94MB]

“High strength steel at elevated temperature” - Dorothy Winful, Brunel University [pdf 7.04MB]

“Fire resistance of concrete slabs acting in compressive membrane action” - Tom Molkens, Stubeco [pdf 1.64MB]

“The travelling fire scenario and its effect on fire severity - concept and experiment in a large fire compartment with restricted ventilation” - Gordon Cooke, CookeOnFire [pdf 2.62MB]

“LITS modelling for both building and nuclear structures” - Martin Gillie, University of Manchester [pdf 1.61MB]

“Laterally loaded light timber frame fire experiments (and other antipodean developments)” - Mike Spearpoint, University of Canterbury [pdf 2.94MB]

“Behaviour of thermal rehabilitated facades in case of fire” - Octavian Lalu, BRE [pdf 2.2MB]

“Computational analysis of failure criteria of multi-storey steel frame exposed to fires: thermal vs. structural” - Egle Rackuskaite, Imperial College London [pdf 5.85 MB]


September 2016 - CSEC, Kings Buildings, Edinburgh. Agenda

“Dry film thickness of intumescent coatings for structural steel bracing members” - David Baron, International Paint [pdf 1.0 MB]

“Developments in TASEF” - Kuldeep Virdi, City University London [pdf 0.7 MB]

“Tensile Membrane Action of Composite Slabs in Fire – Are the Current Methods Really OK?” - Ian Burgess, Sheffield University [pdf 4.1MB]

“Proposed changes to EC2-1-2” - Jenny Burridge, The Concrete Centre [pdf 2.04 MB]

“Cold-formed steel portal frames in fire” - Ross Johnston, Hanna and Hutchinson Consulting Engineers [pdf 2.9 MB]

“Structural Fire Resilience” - Luke Bisby, University of Edinburgh [pdf 1.9 MB]

“Challenges for structural fire protection strategies for modular construction” - Tom Parker and Alistair Temple, Arup [pdf 1.8 MB]

“Methods of specifying intumescent coating on concrete filled steel tubular sections” - Mostafa Jafarian, Exova [pdf 2.9 MB]


April 2016 - IStructE Headquarters, Bastwick Street, London. Agenda

“Re-use of waste tyre fibres to prevent fire-induced spalling – some initial testing” - Shan-shan Huang, University of Sheffield [pdf 2.6 MB]

“New Approach to fire safe application of fibre-reinforced polymer reinforcement for concrete” - Mohammed Kiari, University of Edinburgh [pdf 2.4 MB]

“Improving fire resistance of existing concrete slabs by concrete topping” - Tom Molkens, Stubeco [pdf 2.3 MB]

“Update to the fire element of the structural Eurocodes” - Tom Lennon, BRE [pdf 0.3 MB]

“Why don’t more sandwich panel ceilings collapse in fire” - Gordon Cooke, Cooke on Fire [pdf 1.1 MB]

“Reliability and probability of failure in structural fire engineering” - Ruben van Coile, WSP [pdf 1.3 MB]

“Blade Columns – an EC2 discussion” - Graham Flint, Arup [pdf 1.8 MB]