Smoke movement in buildings

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Journal titleFire Technology
Pages163174; # of pages: 12
Subjectsmoke; fire; wind; ventilation; stack effect; buildings; Smoke management; fumee; feu (incendie); vent; ventilation; convection naturelle; batiment
AbstractSmoke is a major killer of building occupants in times of fire. How does it spread throughout a building and reach untenable accumulations before temperatures become dangerously high? In this, the first of two articles, the author discusses the movement of smoke. In the second, he will deal with methods for controlling the movement of smoke in buildings.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number9867
NPARC number20375765
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Record created2012-07-23
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