Announcement: Journal Merger

From 1st January 2018, Fire Science Reviews will merge with Fire Technology. All archives for Fire Science Reviews will be available on the Fire Technology website.

To prepare for this merger, new submissions of reviews should be directed to the Fire Technology submission site from 1st September 2017.

Book Review: Structural Design for Fire Safety, Second Edition

Structural DesignBy Maria E. Garlock, University of Princeton

Structural Design for Fire Safety is an essential resource for structural engineers seeking knowledge in how to analyze and design structures for fire.  It is comprehensive, accessible, well organized, and perhaps the most efficient and effective book for learning about structural fire engineering.  Current events continue to indicate that fires can cause significant structural damage, even structural collapse, in buildings and bridges.  Yet generally the profession does not have the educational preparation for analyzing such behavior, hence the significance of this book.

Read the full review here.


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Aims and scope

Fire Science Reviews publishes scholarly review and survey articles on any aspect of fire safety science. Fire science topics include, but are not limited to: fire dynamics, fire chemistry, fire modeling, material fire properties, toxic hazard analysis, fire detection and suppression, structural fire performance, measurement and test methods, egress and evacuation, human perception and behavior in fire, human factors, applied psychology, statistics, probability, risk analysis, operations research, decision analysis, smoke management, explosions, industry fire hazards, wild land and post-earthquake fires, fire safety management, fire forensic investigation methods, fire service performance analysis. Academic and industrial researchers and practitioners will find Fire Science Reviews to be the definitive reference in the field of fire safety science.

Fire Science Reviews aims to actively consolidate advancements in the field, in order to foster growth within the discipline, thereby establishing a platform for new investigation. Our secondary goal is to encourage the use of science in improving fire safety in real-world industrial, corporate, and government settings. Fire Science Reviews is an open-access journal, which ensures that any published research will remain freely available to all readers. Authors benefit from the wide distribution of the work and citation indexing.


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