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Chapter 15

Efficient Modelling of Temperatures in Steel Plates Protected by Intumescent Coating in Fire

Intumescent coating is designed to expand and form a thick, porous charred layer when exposed to heat in fire. The charred layer insulates the underlying substrate by providing a physical barrier. The applications of intumescent coating are wide-ranging and the demands for this material have signifi...
Print publication date: 03 Dec 2008
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-149-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-921-0