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  • Passive Fire Protection Handbook

  • FPA
  • 2011
  • FSB61
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  • 128
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In order to protect people and property in the event of fire, the building itself must first be designed, built and maintained to withstand fire. The techniques and technologies that are used to divide buildings into compartments that will contain fire and smoke allowing people to escape, and minimizing the risks of a building collapsing due to fire spread are termed passive fire protection.

This handbook explains the vital role and various types of built-in fire protection. Supported by full colour illustrations, the book offers a wealth of information presented in a well-structured and accessible format.

Contents:

Legislation and enforcement, building regulations and standards
Principles of passive fire protection
Elements of passive fire protection - building structure
Elements of passive fire protection - internal non-structural features
Elements of passive fire protection - building services
Elements of passive fire protection - doors
Elements of passive fire protection - glazing
Elements of passive fire protection - ventilation
In order to protect people and property in the event of fire, the building itself must first be designed, built and maintained to withstand fire. The techniques and technologies that are used to divide buildings into compartments that will contain fire and smoke allowing people to escape, and minimizing the risks of a building collapsing due to fire spread are termed passive fire protection. This handbook explains the vital role and ...
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