Fire Resistance in American Heavy Timber Construction :History and Preservation

Fire Resistance in American Heavy Timber Construction :History and Preservation
Fire Resistance in American Heavy Timber Construction: History and Preservation
Springer | Building Materials | July 7, 2016 | ISBN-10: 3319321269 | 118 pages | pdf | 10.36 mb

Authors: Heitz, Jesse
Explains the genesis, design, features, and structural development of the heavy timber construction (HTC) in the United States
Provides an extensive analysis of HTC performance under fire conditions
Examines redesign and repurposing of heavy timber buildings for non-traditional uses and the resulting performance implications in detail
Features a case study exploration of an exceptionally well-preserved heavy timber building

This volume presents a history of heavy timber construction (HTC) in the United States, chronicling nearly two centuries of building history, from inception to a detailed evaluation of one of the best surviving examples of the type, with an emphasis on fire resistance. The book does not limit itself in scope to serving only as a common history. Rather, it provides critical analysis of HTC in terms of construction methods, design, technical specifications, and historical performance under fire conditions. As such, this book provides readers with a truly comprehensive understanding and exploration of heavy timber construction in the United States and its performance under fire conditions.

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