The Change in Fire Behavior of Different Timber Species After Accelerated Artificial Aging

  • Roza Aseeva
  • Boris Serkov
  • Andrey Sivenkov
Part of the Springer Series in Wood Science book series (SSWOO)


This chapter describes the method of acceleration of artificial aging of timber equivalent to exploitation duration from 50 to 150 years. It also presents the results of thermal and chemical analyses of timber specimens, the changes in their density, and fire safety ratings and fire resistance.


Heat Release Rate Mass Loss Rate Artificial Aging Ignition Delay Time Total Heat Release 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roza Aseeva
    • 1
  • Boris Serkov
    • 1
  • Andrey Sivenkov
    • 1
  1. 1.Fire Safety in BuildingsState Fire Academy Ministry of Civil Protection and EmergencyMoscowRussia

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