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Multi-degree-of-freedom Hybrid Fire Testing of a Column in a Non-linear Environment
Mergny, Elke; Franssen, Jean-Marc
2022In Fire Technology
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Keywords :
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality; General Materials Science; Fire, hybrid,
Abstract :
[en] Hybrid fire testing is a testing method for structures on fire based on a substructuring method. A complete structure is divided in two substructures, one in a fire test laboratory (physical substructure), and one numerically simulated (numerical substructure). In fire engineering, some hybrid fire tests have been successfully performed in the last decades, but as the method is still in its infancy, these hybrid tests were limited to one-degree-of-freedom tests. The paper presents the first successful multi-degree-of-freedom hybrid test performed in fire engineering. The physical substructure is a steel column with an axial displacement and rotations at the ends controlled by electric jacks. The numerical substructure is a non-linear 2D plane frame structure modelled in SAFIR. The equations of the algorithm, the experimental setup, the testing process, and the results are presented.
Research center :
UEE - Urban and Environmental Engineering - ULiège
Disciplines :
Civil engineering
Author, co-author :
Mergny, Elke  ;  Université de Liège - ULiège > Département ArGEnCo > Ingénierie du feu
Franssen, Jean-Marc  ;  Université de Liège - ULiège > Urban and Environmental Engineering
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Title :
Multi-degree-of-freedom Hybrid Fire Testing of a Column in a Non-linear Environment
Alternative titles :
[fr] Essai de résistance au feu hybride d'une colonne à plusieurs degrés de liberté dans un environnement non linéaire
Publication date :
10 June 2022
Journal title :
Fire Technology
Publisher :
Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Peer reviewed :
Peer Reviewed verified by ORBi
Funders :
F.R.S.-FNRS - Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique [BE]
Funding number :
Grant No. 31297790
Funding text :
The grant from FNRS allowed buying the test set up and the specimens
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