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A Rapid Route to the Development of Composite Passive Fire Protection (PFP) Systems for Steel Structures

Lookup NU author(s): Pietro Di Modica, Professor Geoff Gibson, Dr George Kotsikos, Professor Adrian Mouritz, Dr Everson Kandare



This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0).


A small propane burner with a near-constant heat flux has been used to measure the thermal diffusivity and the thermal conductivity of composites fire protection materials attached to steel plates which were used as heat flux meters.

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Author(s): Di Modica P, Gibson AG, Kotsikos G, Feih S, Mouritz AP, Kandare E, Hoydonckx H

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: FRPM 2015, 15th European Meeting on Fire Retardancy and Protection of Materials

Year of Conference: 2015

Acceptance date: 24/04/2015

Date deposited: 28/01/2016


Notes: Poster presentation P49