Eurocode 6 - Design of masonry structures - Part 1-2: General rules - Structural fire design
(1)P This Part 1-2 of EN 1996 deals with the design of mansonry structures for the accidental situation of fire exposure, and is intended to be used in conjunction with EN 1996-1-1, EN 1996-2, 1996-3 and EN 1991-1-2. This part 1-2 only identifies differeces from, or supplements to, normal temperature design.
(2)P This Part 1-2 deals only with passive methods of fire protection. Active methods are not coverd.
(3)P This Part 1-2 applies to masonry structures which, for reasons of generel fire safety, are required to fulfil certain functions when exposwed to fire, in terms of:
- avoiding premature collapse of the structure (load bearing function)
- limiting fire spreas (flames, hot gases, excessive heat) beyond designated areas (separating function)......