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Fire Resistance in American Heavy Timber Construction : History and Preservation, Hardback Book

Fire Resistance in American Heavy Timber Construction : History and Preservation Hardback

Description

This volume presents ahistory of heavy timber construction (HTC) in the United States, chroniclingnearly two centuries of building history, from inception to a detailed evaluationof one of the best surviving examples of the type, with an emphasis on fireresistance.

The book does not limit itself in scope to serving only as a commonhistory.

Rather, it provides critical analysis of HTC in terms of constructionmethods, design, technical specifications, and historical performance underfire conditions.

As such, this book provides readers with a truly comprehensiveunderstanding and exploration of heavy timber construction in the United Statesand its performance under fire conditions.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 118 pages, 54 Illustrations, color; 22 Illustrations, black and white; XV, 118 p. 76 illus., 54 illu
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Timber & wood processing
  • ISBN: 9783319321264

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