Fire Safety and Fire Resistance of Building Structures and Timber Constructions

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


This chapter presents general approaches to the system of fire safety in buildings and thermal fire regime’s assessment. Dynamics of change of fire hazard factors during fire growth is considered. Charring rate of timber species and glued laminated timber at nominal fire exposure is discussed. Fire resistance of timber building members and charring depth are presented.


Fire Protection Fire Safety Fire Resistance Flame Spread Laminate Veneer Lumber 
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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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