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1 Boundary walls Where the columns of a portal frame support a boundary wall they should be fire-protected to the same standard as the wall they support. Also, the column base and foundation should be designed to resist the overturning moment due to the collapse of the roof structure. 5, depending on the type of structure being designed. 2 Calculation of horizontal reactions from the fire-affected rafters When single storey buildings to the span of the frame, a Therefore, it can be assumed fire-affected rafter will be simultaneously.
However, depending on the fire load, it may not be sufficient to reduce the temperature of the steel below the critical temperature that would lead to collapse of the rafters. If the fire load is sufficient and collapse occurs, the value of the maximum overturning moment will be unaffected, although the time at which it is attained will depend on the amount of ventilation. It is important to understand that roof venting is not required if the recommendations contained in this publication are followed.
Observations from actual fires noted in the original study were that where internal walls were parallel to the main structural frames, they preformed well in a fire. It was concluded that the cold structure on one side of the wall could be relied on to support the wall, even though the fire-affected steel on the other side was in a state of collapse. Created on 30 March 2011 This material is copyright - all rights reserved. Use of this document is subject to the terms and conditions of the Steelbiz Licence Agreement Therefore, where the plane of a compartment wall is parallel to the plane of the portal frames, the bases of columns supporting the wall will not require any specially fixity but the columns should be properly fire-protected.