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Fire safety engineering : design of structures

J. A. Purkiss

Fire safety engineering : design of structures

by J. A. Purkiss

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Published by Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann in Amsterdam, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire protection engineering

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn A. Purkiss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH1065 .P87 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 389 p. :
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16219015M
    ISBN 100750664436
    ISBN 109780750664431
    LC Control Number2006934150

      Book Description. This book holds the proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE ), held on September , , in Manchester, ASFE’17 conference will be the next in a series (, , , ) of successful conferences that aim to bring together experts and specialists in design against fire from all over the world to share . The National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) at NIST is a unique research facility that enables scientists and engineers to conduct research on the response of real­-scale structural systems to realistic fire and mechanical loading under controlled laboratory conditions. This project will develop performance-based tools, methodology, and guidance for designing and evaluating structures for.

    in Fire Safety Engineering design in general and thus applicable also. [24] illustrate the relevant parameters for a structural fire engineering design in Figure .. Flowchart for. Our services include, but are not limited to, hazard analysis, fire sprinkler and suppression system design, fire alarm and mass notification system design, special hazard system design, 3rd party plan review, and building code \ life safety code consulting.

    This is an essential book for structural engineers who wish toimprove their understanding of buildings exposed to severe is also an ideal textbook for introductory courses in firesafety in a civil or structural engineering degree programme, andis vital reading for final year students in fire protection andfire safety engineering. Description; Performance-Based Fire Safety Design demonstrates how fire science can be used to solve fire protection problems in the built environment. It also provides an understanding of the performance-based design process, deterministic and risk-based analysis techniques, development of design fire scenarios, trial design development and analysis, and building life-cycle management.


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