Design of corrugated sheets exposed to fire

  • Sokol, Zdenek (Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University) ;
  • Wald, Frantisek (Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University) ;
  • Kallerova, Petra (Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University)
  • Received : 2007.10.02
  • Accepted : 2008.06.03
  • Published : 2008.06.25


This paper presents results of fire tests on corrugated sheets used as load bearing structure of roofs of industrial buildings. Additional tests of bolted sheet connections to the supporting structure at ambient and elevated temperatures are described. Three connection types were tested and their resistance, stiffness and deformation capacity was evaluated. Finite element simulations of the corrugated sheet based on the experimental observations are briefly described and design models are presented.


corrugated sheet;fire resistance;bolted connection;experiments


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