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International Handbook of Structural Fire Engineering (Hardcover)

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By Kevin Lamalva (Editor), Danny Hopkin (Editor)
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This Handbook is focused on structural resilience in the event of fire. It serves as a single point of reference for practicing structural and fire protection engineers on the topic of structural fire safety. It is also stands as a key point of reference for university students engaged with structural fire engineering.

About the Author

Kevin LaMalva has 14 years of experience as a Fire/Structural Consultant with dual registration in both fire protection engineering and civil engineering. Aside from faithfully serving clients, Kevin is a member of numerous industry committees (ASCE/SEI, SFPE, ICC, NIST, NFPA, and others) that conduct research and develop standards for structural fire safety. Notably, Kevin led a group of over 50 engineers to develop a first-of-its kind ASCE/SEI Exemplar Design Guide for structural fire engineering. For his efforts in advancing structural fire safety, Kevin was awarded the distinction of ENR Newsmaker for serving the "best interests of the construction industry and the public." Dr. Danny Hopkin is a chartered engineer, fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and professional member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). He studied structural engineering before completing a doctorate in structural fire safety. Danny is the Technical Director of OFR Consultants in the UK, and a Visiting Professor in structural fire safety at the University of Sheffield. He has delivered specialist structural fire input on high profile projects, including the Google HQ in London. He has also undertaken research in the fields of performance based structural fire design, reliability and mass / engineered timber structures. Danny was the chairman of the committees overseeing the revision of PD 7974-1 and PD 7974-3, whilst contributing to PD 7974-7 and the ongoing revision of Eurocode 5, part 1.2.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783030771225
ISBN-10: 3030771229
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: September 22nd, 2021
Pages: 792
Language: English
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