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Author (down) Alcaino, P.; Santa-Maria, H.; Magna-Verdugo, C.; Lopez, L. pdf  doi
  Title Experimental fast-assessment of post-fire residual strength of reinforced concrete frame buildings based on non-destructive tests Type
  Year 2020 Publication Construction And Building Materials Abbreviated Journal Constr. Build. Mater.  
  Volume 234 Issue Pages 10 pp  
  Keywords Post-fire residual strength; Non-destructive tests; Reinforced concrete building; Structural assessment  
  Abstract Assessment of the residual strength of reinforced concrete buildings subjected to fire is a problem that requires fast and sufficiently reliable resolution, necessary for the action of firefighters, forensic fire investigation, and structural assessment of post-fire condition of the building to take place. In all cases safety and integrity of firefighters and researchers can be at risk, and it is necessary to have rapidly and sufficiently reliable information in order to choose whether to enter freely, to enter with caution, or simply do not enter to the burned structure. This required prompt assessment gives no time or background to develop mathematical models of the structure and damage propagation. This work presents an experimental methodology for a fast assessment of post-fire residual strength of reinforced concrete frame buildings based on the high correlation between the loss of strength and non-destructive test results of frame concrete elements subjected to fire action. (C) 2019 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.  
  Address [Alcaino, Pablo; Santa-Maria, Hernan] Pontificia Univ Catolica Chile, Dept Struct & Geotech Engn, Santiago 7820436, Chile, Email:;  
  Corporate Author Thesis  
  Publisher Elsevier Sci Ltd Place of Publication Editor  
  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
  Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title  
  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 0950-0618 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes WOS:000514748700001 Approved  
  Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 1115  
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