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Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildings

Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildings by Roza Aseeva
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This volume describes fire behavior and fire protection of timbers in outdoors and indoors application mainly in construction industry.  The Authors’ novel approach considers the relationship between various species and age of timbers and its fire behavior at different thermal and fire loads. Quantitative data of ignition speed and flame propagation as well as generation of heat, smoke and toxic products are discussed. Analysis of fire resistance of various types of building materials based on timber of different species as well as the novel data on the effect of natural and accelerated aging of timbers on its fire behavior are discussed. The main practical methods of fire protection of new and ancient timber buildings and structures to increase its fire resistance are considered. The book should be useful for a wide range of readers: chemists, physicists, material scientists, architects, engineers, constructors and restorers.

Springer Netherlands; December 2013
291 pages; ISBN 9789400774605
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Title: Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildings
Author: Roza Aseeva; Boris Serkov; Andrey Sivenkov
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