ASTM WK40260

    Revision of E1529 - 10 Standard Test Methods for Determining Effects of Large Hydrocarbon Pool Fires on Structural Members and Assemblies

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    Active Standard: E1529 - 14a

    Developed by Subcommittee: E05.11 | Committee E05 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    Section 5 (Significance and Use) references three alternative testing procedures for which neither a testing protocol nor endpoint/acceptance criteria is provided within E1529-10. Unlike the others, one of these informational only procedures -- the application of restraint against longitudinal thermal expansion (an alternative to the E1529-10 required simply supported beam end conditions) -- has not been included within a subsequent Test Method section, neither as a text section nor as a text note. The ballot item proposes correcting the omission by adding new section 16.4, for consistency with 15.2.2, Note 6 (being balloted to become new section 16.2.6), and Note 7 (being balloted to become new section 17.6).


    fire test response; hydrocarbon pool fire; heat flux; temperature; thermal exposure; thermal shock; Beam test; Column tests; Fire-resistant materials/testing; Fire testing--building materials; Fire-test response; Fluid-hydrocarbon-fueled pool fires; Heat flux; Hydrocarbon pool fire; Hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI); Large hydrocarbon pool fire; Structural building materials/applications; Temperature tests--building materials; Thermal shock materials/testing; Walls;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Javier Trevino

    Draft Under Development