Fire compartmentation and fire resistance

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Proceedings titleProceedings, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada
ConferenceBuilding Science Insight 1987 - Designing for Fire Safety: 1987, Canada
Pages3544; # of pages: 10
Subjectfire compartments; rooms; fire break partitions; building codes; Performance of:
AbstractThis paper identifies relevant fire safety objectives, describes fire compartmentation in practical terms, and outlines acceptable means of evaluating performance. It explains the compartmentation concept within the context of the National Building Code's approach to the provision of life safety and gives some examples of the procedure a designer should follow in developiong alternative solutions to specific compartmentation requirements.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en francais: Compartimentation et ré sistance au feu
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NRC number28277(4)
NPARC number20329837
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Record identifier5408cea6-f433-4549-beea-802f7b860f57
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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