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Fire protection for structural steel in buildings (Yellow book). 3rd edition (Revised June 2004)

Publication Year

2004

Document Status

Red 
Old version of document

Abstract

Presents economical methods for the fire protection of structural steelwork to provide compliance with Building Regulations. Provides a comprehensive guide to proprietary materials and systems, all of which are manufactured, marketed or site applied by members of ASFP. Also contains information for some products showing the variation of protection thickness with steel failure temperature. Covers: Basic concepts of fire testing and how to specify fire protection, Guidance on calculation of the section factor in non standard cases, Fire resistance test and assessment procedures using UK methods, New European assessment procedures and Material data sheets and their use.

Document History

Produced in conjunction with the Steel Construction Institute (SCI) and the Fire Test Study Group (FSTG - UK). The Yellow book. The fourth edition is now available on the service.

ISBN

1870409221

Publisher Information

Association for Specialist Fire Protection

Formed in 1975, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection currently represents the major U.K. based specialist manufacturers and installers of structural passive fire protection systems. They produce technical information to ensure built in fire protection in buildings.

Spectra House
Westwood Way
Westwood Business Park
Coventry
CV4 8HS
UK

Website: www.asfp.org.uk
Email: info@asfp.org.uk
Tel: 024 76 935412

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