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Title: Fire Endurence of Selected Concrete Masonry Walls
Author(s): L.W. Allen and T.Z. Harmathy
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 562-568
Keywords: Aggregates, autoclaves, concrete blocks,
concrete, expanded clay aggregates, fire
resistance, lightweight aggregate concretes,
research, thermal properties
Abstract:Walls made from 44 different types of concrete masonry units subjected to fire endurance tests. Three semi-empirical formulas used to express fire endurance with these walls as a function of three geometric variables and two thermal properties characterizing the shape and material of constituent masonry units.
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