volume 12, issue 4, P325-350 2012
DOI: 10.12989/scs.2012.12.4.325
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David Rush, Luke Bisby, Allan Jowsey, Athan Melandinos, Barbara Lane

Abstract: Concrete filled steel hollow structural sections (CFSs) are an efficient, sustainable, and attractive option for both ambient temperature and fire resistance design of columns in multi-storey buildings and are becoming increasingly common in modern construction practice around the world. Whilst the design of these sections at ambient temperatures is reasonably well understood, and models to predict the strength and failure modes of these elements at ambient temperatures correlate well with observations from te…

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