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Title: Full-scale fire tests of a two-story cross-laminated timber structure

Source: In: Proceedings, WCTE 2018-world conference on timber engineering. Seoul, Republic of South Korea: Korean Institute of Forest Science. 8 p.

Author(s)Hasburgh, Laura E.; Zelinka, Samuel L.; Bourne, Keith J.; Tucholski, David R.; Ouellette, Jason P.

Publication Year: 2018  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4716-2A

Abstract: There is a current trend towards mid- and high-rise mass timber buildings. With this trend, there is a research need to develop a comparison between mass timber compartment fires and non-combustible compartment fires. In an effort to address the knowledge gaps in the fire performance of cross-laminated timber compartments, a full-scale fire test series was developed. The fire test series included five tests with varying levels of exposed cross-laminated timber on a two story cross-laminated timber structure. Here we present a detailed summary of the fire test series, instrumentation plan, and an overview of the results.

Keywords: Cross-laminated timber; full-scale fire test; timber construction; fire performance; compartment fire

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 1,024 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/27/2018
RITS Product ID: 92571
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Zelinka, Samuel L.
Materials Research Engineer

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