Misconceptions about human behavior in fire emergencies

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TypeArticle
Journal titleCanadian Consulting Engineer
IssueMar
Pages36,38
SubjectSprinklers; Human behaviour
AbstractAttempts to predict the reactions of occupants in buildings equipped with new systems such as fast detectors, smoke extractors or residential sprinklers will fail if the complexity of human behaviour is not taken into account. To achieve this, it is necessary for fire safety engineers and psychologists to work closely together.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number40691
7619
NPARC number20330641
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Record created2012-07-18
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