Acceptable & Alternative Solutions for Fire Protection of Steel Structures
George Frater, P.Eng., Ph.D.
George Frater joined the Canadian Steel Construction Council (CSCC) in late 2002 as a Codes and Standards Engineer. The CSCC is presently concerned with improved building codes and with research related to fire safety of steel structures. Prior to this position, George worked at engineering consultancy firms and a major steel fabricator for a total of eight years. Most of his engineering design experience has been with HATCH, with shorter periods at Stone and Webster Canada Ltd., SNC Lavalin and Canron Construction Inc. He has been licensed as a Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario since 1995 and received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, Department of Civil Engineering in 1991. He presently participates on six technical committees, namely CCBFC Standing Committee on Fire Protection, ULC’s Committee on Fire Tests, ASTM’s Committee E05 on Fire Standards, CSA’s Technical Committee on Wind Turbines, CSA’s Technical Committee on Steel Structures for Buildings – S16, and AISI’s Committee on Framing Standards & Specifications.
Fire protection is a crucial factor to consider when building a steel structure. You will be provided with fire safe designs where the steel structure is expressed in the design, as well as where the steel structure is covered. This webinar will provide you the advanced knowledge to apply engineered solutions and use advanced calculation techniques, such as computer fire modeling, to design with safety in mind!
Free publications that accompany this webinar are available to download:
CISC Steel Design Series SDS-1 – Part 1 – Steel Design Series_Part 1 ULC & cUL Spray-Allied Fire-Rated Designs
CISC Steel Design Series SDS-6 – Part 6 – ULC and cUL Thin-Film Intumescent Coatings Fire Rated Designs
CISC Fire Facts for Steel Buildings