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Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures

3rd Edition

By John A. Purkiss, Long-Yuan Li

CRC Press

452 pages

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Designing structures to withstand the effects of fire is challenging, and requires a series of complex design decisions. This third edition of Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures provides practising fire safety engineers with the tools to design structures to withstand fires. This text details standard industry design decisions, and offers

Table of Contents

Fire Safety Engineering. Design Philosophies. Prescriptive Approach. Behaviour of Natural Fires. Properties of Materials at Elevated Temperatures. Calculation Approach. 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. References. Author Index . Subject Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural