Approximations for spatial separation

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Journal titleFire Technology
Pages13645; # of pages: 92
Subjectfire spread; buildings; windows; thermal radiation; Fire; developpement du feu; batiment; fenetre; rayonnement thermique
AbstractStrict application of the theory governing ignition by radiation would demand tedious calculations to determine distances between buildings sufficient to prevent fire spread. The author proposes simple formulae that can be used with relative ease to estimate safe separation distances.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number9161
NPARC number20374222
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Record created2012-07-23
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