This paper presents the test results of the mechanical properties of three types of structural steel at high temperature, which are generally used for the Pre-Engineered Building (PEB) system. The PEB system is generally used for non-residential buildings, such as factories and warehouses. The structural steel members are installed without fire resistance protection, which means they are very weak in the case of fire. The end-plate connection could be critical in the case of fire because most of the moment is resisted by the tensile force of the bolts. Therefore, the mechanical properties of bolts at elevated temperatures are tested. Coupon test specimens for SS400(SS275), SM490(SS355), and F10T bolts were tested according to ASTM E8M. The high-temperature coupon tests were performed at 20°C, 400°C, 500°C, 600°C, 700°C, and 800°C. The test results were compared with the design reduction factors obtained from the American and European standards. The yield strength and tensile strength satisfied the minimum strength of the specified standards at 20°C. However, the reduction factor for yield strength obtained at a high temperature was lower than that of the standard value suggested by the code. In particular, the reduction factors for the high-strength bolt (F10T) were lower than those of the structural steel members (SS400(SS275), SM490(SM355)).
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