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Design Examples BS5950:Part 8:1990 Code of Practice for Fire Resistance Design Key to References: Normal type Bold type © BS 5950 Pt8 BS 5950 Pt1 SCI*/ASFPCM Yellow Book Fire Protection for Structural Steel in Buildings (2nd Edition) SCI* Handbook to BS 5950 Pt 8 (SCI-P-080) SCI* Technical Report, Enhancement of Fire Resistance of Beams by Beam to Column Connections (SCI-P-086) British Steel Structural Sections Brochure Reference is also made to British Steel publication “Design Examples to BS 5950: Part 1: 1985 (2nd Edition) on which this example is based. Table numbering used is consistent with that used in BS 5950 Part 8 where tables are taken from that publication. “Steel Construction Institute Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7QN LIMITING TEMPERATURE METHOD Example - Simply Supported Beam with Full Lateral Restraint Reference (Supporting concrete floor on Top Flange) Fire Resistance will be checked a) Without protection b) With protection 50 kN (Dead) 20 kN (Dead) 250 kN (Imp) 60 KN (Imp) UDL POINT LOAD Design | Examples to BS 5950: Pt 1 | y Published by British Stee! CHECK 533 x 210 x 92 UB (GRADE 43) Fire Resistance without protection Beams are assessed on their load carrying capacity only. Integrity and insulation are not normally considered. The criterion for load carrying capacity of simple beams is that at the end of the fire resistance period the design temperature does not exceed the limiting temperature* given in BS 5950 Pt 8 Table 5. For a beam the temperature of the bottom flange is considered to represent the limiting temperature. *For definition of design and limiting temperature see back page.