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BS 476-20:1987

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Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for determination of the fire resistance of elements of construction (general principles)

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English

Published date

30-04-2014

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Foreword
0 Introduction
1 Scope
2 Definitions
3 Test conditions
4 Test specimen
5 Selection of support and loading conditions
6 Apparatus
7 Examination of specimen
8 Preparation of specimen
9 Test procedure
10 Performance criteria
11 Expression of results
12 Test report
Appendix A - Guidance information
Appendix B - Evaluation of residual loadbearing
             capacity
Appendix C - Operating instructions, specimen
             preparation and observations
Appendix D - Hydrocarbon curve
Publications referred to

Defines a procedure for a laboratory test for the determination of fire resistance of elements of construction.

Committee
FSH/22
DevelopmentNote
Together with BS 476-21(1987), BS 476-22(1987), BS 476-23(1987) and BS 476-24(1987), it supersedes BS 476-8(1972). Supersedes 84/38456 DC and 88/45874 DC. (06/2004) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, February 2012. (01/2012)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
50
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

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