Fire resistance and timber buildings

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This module is a teaching aid for tutors delivering courses on the use and design of timber in engineering and architecture. Suggested reading is given for each unit, within each module.  You can also access the other resources such as Case Studies and Wood Information Sheets (full access for lecturers, partial for students) directly.


It provides an introduction to the concepts and considerations for fire resistance in timber buildings, along with the necessary regulatory requirements. Timber materials and products, building design and construction are considered, as well as building management.


This module is designed to support engineering and architecture lecturers.


Each of the following units can be downloaded separately, in line with teaching requirements and course progression.