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Brandsäkerhet i ett småhus
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Civil and Architectural Engineering.
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Civil and Architectural Engineering.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This essay includes the planning and designing of a house as well as writing a rapport about how

to increase fire safety in small buildings.

More than 6000 homes burn in Sweden every year (Brandskyddsföreningen, 2012c). The

devastation and the costs are usually very high. This report examines possible measures to reduce

both personal injuries and economic losses resulting from house fires in small buildings.


building regulations

play a major role when it comes to constructional fire safety. However the

requirements in

Swedish building regulations are very low for small buildings and this is an

argument for raising the requirements.

The report shows and describes possible methods to build safer with regards to fire in terms of

materials and different building structures. Major focus has been on fire cells but other solutions

are also examined and described. The conclusion is that the

Swedish building regulations should

increase and the building norms need to be changed. Swedish insurance companies are very

positive to these proposals. Facts and conclusions are based on information from books and

scientific journals.

The small building is planned on the property Sjöängen 5:15 in the Swedish town Borlänge.

Necessary information for the construction of the house is reported in text and appendix.


includes documents describing construction equipment, materials, energy consumption and costs.

The house is planned for

Swedish building regulations and abides to building norms. This essay

contains necessary drawings, descriptions and calculations.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 92 p.
Keyword [sv]
Brand, Brandcell, Brandsäkerhet, Småhus
National Category
Civil Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-102369OAI: diva2:552488
Subject / course
Built Environment
Educational program
Master of Science in Engineering - Urban Management
Available from: 2012-10-01 Created: 2012-09-14 Last updated: 2012-10-01Bibliographically approved

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