Further to the seminar for Testing of Fire Rated Door and Smoke Seal on 10 Apr 2015 regarding the general introduction to the fire resistance testing and smoke control testing adopted in the CoP Fire Safety in Buildings 2011, this seminar will give the general principle for the standards and basic requirement of fire test; difficulty in reading the HOKLAS fire test report and fire assessment report; and highlight some technical mistakes in the fire test and assessment reports.
Ir Dr. Dominic YU is a specialist in the structural design and use of glass. He is the Principal (Structural Fire and Façade) of Alpha Consulting Limited, providing consultancy services on glass and facade engineering, non-linear integrated design and analysis, structural fire engineering analysis and design, steel and composite design etc. He is a Part-time Lecturer in Fire Engineering Programme of University of Central Lancashire. Before joining Alpha Consulting Limited, Dr. Yu served as a Specialist and Test Consultant of Research Engineering Development Façade Consultants Limited (RED).
Dr. Yu obtained Doctoral Degree of Philosophy in Structural Engineering, Master Degree in Fire Safety Engineering, and Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering. He worked as a Research Associate in the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to serve as a Technical Secretary of the consultancy study contributing to the “Code of Practice for the Structural Use of Steel 2005” and the 2011 version. He also compiled the Explanatory Materials of the Steel Code for Buildings Department. He is actively serving the Hong Kong Institute of Steel Construction to organize technical seminars and conferences. He is also actively serving the industry and the university by delivering various technical seminars and lectures.