Fire Design of Engineered Wood Structures
10th November 2020 - 13:00-15:00 GMT
This will take place live on Zoom Webinars, offering attendees the opportunity to take part in a live Q&A once the webinar is finished. Over the course of the webinar the following areas will be covered.
1. Existing fire design models from Eurocode 5 and the improved design models proposed for the new version of Eurocode 5
2. Design of glulam, LVL and cross-laminated timber for standard fires.
3. The protection provided by gypsum plasterboard
4. New design models for I-joists & the effect of adhesives in fire
Alar Just is a professor of structural engineering at Tallinn University of Technology and a researcher at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. He completed his dissertation on fire resistance of timber frame assemblies in 2010. From 2010 he has worked as a researcher at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden where his research is related to fire resistance of timber structures. He has conducted more than 200 fire tests and is currently supervising 3 PhD students in the field of fire resistance of timber structures. Other than RISE ad Tallinn University, he has regular courses at Linneaus University and London City University. Dr Just is also a reviewer for several scientific journals, in the scientific board of the conferences Structures in Fire, Wood Building Forum, and Wood and Fire. Dr Just was a core group member of COST Action FP1404 “Fire safe use of bio-based building products” and is a head of Estonian delegation in CEN TC 250 SC 5. He is member of TC250 - SC5.T4 project team, drafting the next generation of EN 1995-1-2.
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