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    Fire Tests of Building Structures and Materials and their Utilization in Building Code Requirements

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    Fundamentally, the purpose of fire tests for building materials and structures is to provide a basis for comparison of the behavior of different building elements under fire exposure conditions. These tests must be standardized and be of a kind which provides a means of classification for their utilization in building codes. If this is not accomplished, confusion is the result and fire disaster follows.

    Author Information:

    Steiner, AJ
    Engineer, Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., Chicago, Ill.

    Committee/Subcommittee: E06.13

    DOI: 10.1520/STP39267S