Ventilation measurements in a basement fallout shelter

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 246
Physical description20 p.
SubjectBasements and foundations
AbstractA series of tests were carried out to measure the natural ventilation rates of the shelter and the basement, as part of the fallout shelter studies on basement and shelter climate being conducted by the Division of Building Research. The shelter and basement ventilation rates were obtained during test No. 1 (unheated trials) and test No. 2 (heated trials) of the winter test series with the door closed to conserve heat inside the shelter. Because the door to the shelter was left open during test Nos. 3 and 4, permitting unrestricted exchange between shelter and basement air, basement ventilation rates only were recorded during the summer tests. The results of these ventilation tests are now reported.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number4065
NPARC number20358447
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Record created2012-07-20
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