Study on the prediction of the fire protection performance of insulated wooden-walls by small-scale specimens: Predictability of quasi-fireproof performance of external wooden walls with rock-wool insulation

Osamu Itoge, Yuji Hasemi, Tsukasa Tsukidate, Hirotaka Suzuki

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    For the establishment of rational prediction of the fire protection performance of insulated wooden walls, a series of small scale furnace tests are conducted on various types of wall constructions with rock-wool insulation, the most stable practical insulation material. The tests suggest practical predictability of the temperature profile by one-dimensional steady-state heat transfer calculation for walls without cavity, importance of cavity for the fire protection performance of insulated walls, potential predictability of the mechanical integrity from the back-surface temperature of the protection layer.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)183-193
    Number of pages11
    JournalJournal of Environmental Engineering (Japan)
    Issue number733
    Publication statusPublished - 2017 Mar 1



    • Constructing method on Insulated wall
    • Fire Protection Performance
    • One-dimensional Steady-state heat transfer Calculation
    • Rock-wool-insulation
    • Small-scale Specimens
    • Wooden wall

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Environmental Engineering

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