Fire performance standards and the problem of fire risk assessment

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TypeArticle
Journal titleFire and Materials
ISSN0308-0501
Volume4
Issue4
Pages173176; # of pages: 4
Subjectfire performance; fire tests; test standards; performance standards; Risk/cost assessment; resistance au feu; essai au feu; norme d'essai; norme de performance
AbstractIt is submitted that the development of a set of complementary performance test standards and of an algorithm for calculating from the test results the inherent potential of products for harm is the prerequisite of any progress towards a coherent fire risk assessment philosophy.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierDBR-P-963
NRC number19209
1504
NPARC number20378452
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Record created2012-07-24
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