Egress Times From Single Family Houses

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20378135
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleResearch Report, NRC Institute for Research in Construction; Volume 209
Physical description26 p.
SubjectHuman behaviour
AbstractThis project investigates factors that affect evacuation from typical single family houses in the event of a fire. Through review of current literature and scientific information, egress time is found to depend on the location, cause, and time of the fire, the characteristics of the occupants, building design and the existence and location of a working smoke alarm in the house.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierRR-209
NRC number18126
NPARC number20378135
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Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2017-05-23
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