Timber/steel composite members in multi-storey buildings under standard fire test loadings

Matthew Whelton

Cork Institute of Technology

I recently graduated from CIT following the completion of my master's. I'm currently living in Cork City and working as a structural engineer with Arup.


Multi-storey buildings can be designed using vertical and horizontal tying elements to limit disproportionate collapse, however there is a concern in relation to potential brittle and/or early failure of timber post and beam... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Matthew Whelton (Cork Institute of Technology)
  2. Andrew Macilwraith (Cork Institute of Technology)

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TI-1 » Timber (10:30 - Tuesday, 30th August, ENG-2001)