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Structural fire loads
Building, Fireproof.
Live loads.
Structural failures--Prevention.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General).
Illustrative Content
LCC: TH1065 .R28 2012 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 624.1/71 full (Assigner: dlc)
TEC009000 (Source: bisacsh)
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Lccn: 2012012409
"A complete guide to designing structures to better withstand the effects of fires of various growthsStructural Fire Loads: Theory and Principles combines the disciplines of structural engineering and fire protection engineering by offering a screening tool that can be used by engineers to perform preliminary assessments of fire as a load and its impact on structures. The book covers slow, medium, fast, and ultra-fast fire growth and fires in combination with seismic loads.Neither the 2009 IBC nor ASCE-7 considers fire a structural design load in buildings when prescriptive resistive design methods are used. However, the ICC Performance Code for Building and Facilities requires that the structural integrity of a building be evaluated and maintained to limit fire impact. This practical guide bridges the gap between structural engineering and fire protection engineering when fire is considered a design load.Structural Fire Loads features: Practical examples for fire protection and structural engineering design presented in a simple, step-by-step computational format Details on slow, medium, fast, and ultra-fast fire growth A Solutions Manual for equations presented in chapters 6 and 7 NIST Best Practices and Surveys for Fire Loads A single source that outlines how fire impacts structures Authoritative coverage: Overview of Current Practice; Structural Fire Load and Computer Models; Differential Equations and Assumptions; Simplifications of Differential Equations; Fire Load and Severity of Fires; Structural Analysis and Design"-- Provided by publisher.
"This practical guide provides a single source for evaluating how fire impacts structures and how to design structures to better withstand the effects of fires of various growths"-- Provided by publisher.
Table Of Contents
Machine generated contents note: Ch. 1. Introduction
Ch. 2. Overview of Current Practice
Ch. 3. Structural Fire Load and Computer Models
Ch. 4. Differential Equations and Assumptions
Ch. 5. Simplifications of Differential Equations
Ch. 6. fire Load and Severity of Fires
Ch. 7. Structural Analysis and Design
Appendix A: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Best Practices
Appendix B: NIST Surveys for Fire Loads.
Authorized Access Point
Razdolsky, Leo. Structural fire loads