Research topic "Structural behavior in the event of fire"

Structural fire protection represents a central aspect in the design and dimensioning of buildings. Advances in research have significantly expanded our knowledge of the behavior of structures in the event of fire. Some areas are well understood - such as the behavior of individual components made of conventional construction and materials - while other areas - such as the global load-bearing behavior in the event of a fire or the constitutive modeling of innovative construction and materials at elevated temperatures - need to be examined in more detail. Our research deals with the following topics, among others: constitutive modeling of building materials in the event of a fire, behavior of components in the event of a fire, global structural behavior in the event of a fire, hybrid fire simulation.