Special Issue "Performance-Based Design in Structural Fire Engineering"
A special issue of Fire (ISSN 2571-6255).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (17 January 2022).
Interests: structural fire engineering; earthquake engineering; smart materials
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Performance-based design of structures in fire is gaining growing interest as a rational alternative to the traditionally adopted prescriptive code approach. This interest has led to its introduction in different codes and standards around the globe. Although engineers widely use performance-based methods to design structural components in earthquake engineering, adoption of such methods in fire engineering is still very limited. This Special Issue will address this shortcoming by providing engineers with the needed knowledge and recent research activities addressing performance-based design in structural fire engineering, including fire development, fire dynamics, heat transfer calculations, capacity of structural and non-structural elements, and fire-induced deformations. Although all submissions are welcome, studies that focus on structures within or near the wildland urban interface, structures of cultural importance, and outside structural fires (e.g. cladding fires) are of particular interest to the readership of Fire. I invite you to submit a paper to this Special Issue.
Prof. Maged A. Youssef
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Fire is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- fire dynamics
- travelling fires
- heat transfer
- performance-based design