Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildings

Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildings

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ISBN-13: 9789402401721
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Series: Springer Series in Wood Science
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Behavior of timber at high temperature heating and fire
Chapter 1: Specificity of structure and properties of different timber species
1.1. Macro- and microstructure of deciduous and coniferous timber species
1.2 Biological and genetic aspects of timber species diversity
1.3 Density and moisture of timber species
1.4 Thermal and physical properties of timber species
1.5 Effect of heating on mechanical properties of timber
Chapter 2: Pyrolisis and oxidative decomposition of timber
2.1 Mechanism and macrokinetics of pyrolisis of timer
2.2 Decomposition of different timber species at thermal oxidation
2.3 Numerical models for decomposition and charring of timber
Chapter 3: The ignition of timber
3.1 Smoldering and glowing ignition of timber
3.2 Spontaneous flaming ignition of different timber species
3.3 Piloted ignition of timber from radiant heater
Chapter 4: Heat release characteristics and combustion heat of timber
4.1 Chemical composition and lowest heat of complete combustion of different timber species
4.2 Effect of fire conditions on heat release characteristics of timber
Chapter 5: Flame propagation on timber surface
5.1 Model approaches for flame propagation on carbonizing timber materials
5.2 Flame propagation on timber surface towards to direction of oxidizer flow
5.3 Flame propagation on timber surface at passing direction of oxidizer flow
Chapter 6: Generation of smoke and toxic products at fire of timber
6.1 Characteristics of smoking ability of different timber species
6.2 Effect of timber combustion regime on toxicity of forming volatile products
Part 2: Fire safety and fire protection of timber buildings
Chapter 7: Fire safety and fire resistance of timber building structures and constructions
7.1 General approaches to the system of fire safety in timber buildings and thermal fire regime’s assessment
7.2 Dynamics of change of fire hazard factors during fire growth and decay phase
7.3 Charring rate of different timber species and glued laminated timber at nominal fire exposure
7.4 Structure and thermo-physical properties of formed superficial char layers
7.5 Fire resistance of timber building members and charring depth
Chapter 8: Fire protection of timber building structures and constructions
8.1 Recent ways and means of fire protection to increase fire safety and fire resistance of timber building structures
8.2 Novel fire retardant impregnation compositions for treatment of timber
8.2.1 Effect of surface and deep of fire retardant impregnation of timber on fire safety characteristics
8.2.2 Charring parameters of different timber species with fire retardant treatment at standard fire regime
8.3 Fire protecting properties of novel environmental friendly intumescent coatings for timber based on plant raw material
8.3.1 Method of oxidative modification of plant raw material and some physicochemical characteristics of products
8.3.2 Effect of modification and type of plant raw material on fire protection efficiency of intumescent coatings
Part 3: Effect of natural and accelerated artificial aging on fire behavior of timber buildings
Chapter 9: Effect of natural aging of timber building structures on fire behavior and fire safety
9.1 Transformations in physical structure, chemical composition and properties in old and ancient timber buildings
9.2 Effect of natural age duration on some fire safety characteristics of members of old and ancient timber buildings
9.3 Charring parameters and physical properties of char formed at fire action on old timber building structures
9.4 Biodegradation of solid timber and complex biological, moisture and fire protection of timber buildings
Chapter 10: The changes in fire behavior timber based on different of wood species after accelerated artificial aging
10.1 Methods of accelerated artificial aging of timber
10.2 Results of physicochemical and thermal analysis of aged timber
10.3 Fire safety indices of artificial aged timber based on different wood species
Subject index
Authors’ resumes

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