The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 68 (1990) > Issues > Issue 14 > Behaviour of Steel Beam-to-Column Connections in Fire
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Behaviour of Steel Beam-to-Column Connections in Fire

The paper presents the results of fire tests on eight beam-to-column connections, typical of those used in modern framed buildings. Five tests were on non-composite beams, two on composite beams,and one on a shelf angle floor beam. Both protected and unprotected members were included. The tests demonstrated the ‘robustness’ of these connections in fire and showed that signifcant moments (up to two-thirds of their design moment capacity) could be sustained in fire conditions. R.M. Lawson