Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures

Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures

by J. A. PURKISS, John A. Purkiss
     
 

This book is designed to give the practising engineer an insight into the methods that can be used to design and evaluate a structure to resist the effects of fire.
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Overview

This book is designed to give the practising engineer an insight into the methods that can be used to design and evaluate a structure to resist the effects of fire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750606097
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.19(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS INCLUDE: Preface; Acknowledgements; Notation; Fire safety engineering; Design philosophies; Prescriptive approach; Behaviour of natural fires; Calculation approach; Properties of materials at elevated temperatures; Design of concrete elements; Design of concrete elements; Design of steel elements; Composite construction; Design of timber elements; Masonry, aluminium, plastics and glass; Frames; Assessment and repair of fire-damaged structures; Postscript; References; Appendix; Index.

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