Burnthrough Modeling of Marine Grade Aluminum Alloy Structural Plates Exposed to Fire

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Rippe, Christian M.;
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: aluminum | fire | burnthrough | melting | creep rupture | numerical model | finite element | design equations

Current fire induced burnthrough models of aluminum typically rely solely on temperature thresholds and cannot accurately capture either the occurrence or the time to burnthrough. This research experimentally explores the fire induced burnthrough phenomenon of AA6061-T... View more
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