Fire Protection of Timber Building Structures and Constructions

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


This chapter presents the industrial approach to improve the fire resistance and fire safety of timber constructions. A comparison analysis of the efficiency of two types of fire protection of timber constructions based on surface and deep impregnation of timber by novel fire-retardant impregnation compositions and based on novel intumescent coatings from plant raw material is presented.

The method of modification of plant raw material and some physicochemical characteristics of product are presented. The effect of fire protection on charring parameters of wood species at standard fire regime is discussed.


Fire Protection Flame Spread Expandable Graphite Fire Retardant Intumescent Coating 
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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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