Fire Safety Engineering / Edition 2

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Overview

Fire Safety Engineering: Design of Structures provides guidance on the design structures which will withstand the effects of fire. It covers everything from design and design philosophies, regulatory control, the characteristics of natural fires, through to the properties of different materials at elevated temperatures.

Focusing on the fire sections of the Structural Eurocodes, the book provides detailed design advice on each of the main structural elements — concrete, steel, steel-concrete composites, timber, and masonry, aluminium, plastics and glass.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750664431
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 0.94 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Fire Safety Engineering; Design Philosophies; Prescriptive Approach; Behavior of Natural Fires; Calculation Approach; Properties of materials at elevated temperatures; Design of Concrete Elements; Design of Steel Elements; Composite construction; Masonry, aluminum, plastics and glass; Frames; Assessment and repair of fire-damaged structures

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