Previous Structures in Fire Forum Presentations

Structures in Fire Forum: 


September 2022 - IStructE Headquarters, Bastwick Street, London [Agenda]

  • "Fire performance assessment of historical buildings" - Octavian Lalu, BRE [pdf file 1.5MB]
  • "Effect of Fuel Load on Fire Dynamics in a Very Large and Open-Plan Compartment: x-TWO experiments​ " - Mohamed Hedari, CERIB [pdf file 4.0MB]
  • "CodeRed experiments - fire dynamics in open-plan compartments with timber ceiling and columns " - Panos Kotsovinos, Arup [pdf file 2.8MB]
  • "Structural Fire Modelling Strategies for Exposed Mass Timber Compartments and Experimental Gaps for Model Validation " - Harry Mitchell (Imperial), Ethan Phillion and John Gales, (York University Canada) [pdf file 1.5MB]
  • "Intumescent coatings – The art of baking, cooking, burning, melting " - Cristian Maluk, Semper, UK [pdf file 4.8MB]
  • "Curtain wall systems exposed to fire​ " - Francesca Lugaresi, Imperial College London [pdf file 2.1MB]
  • "Steel cladding systems for stabilization of steel buildings in fire​ " - Kuldeep Virdi, City University of London [pdf file 3.5MB]
  • "Experimental investigation into the behaviour of reduced web beam section (RWS) connections in fire " - Katherine Cashell, Brunel University [pdf file 2.8MB]
  • "What I learnt when researching the fire resistance test " - Angus Law, Univeristy of Edinburgh [link to paper]

April 2019 - IStructE Headquarters, Bastwick Street, London

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December 2018 - Warwick University, Warwick

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April 2018 - IStructE Headquarters, Bastwick Street, London

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November 2017 - CSEC, Kings Buildings, Edinburgh

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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]