Smoke movement in high-rise buildings

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-133
ISSN0008-3097
Physical description6 p.
Subjecthigh rise buildings; stack effect; smoke; wind action; Smoke management
AbstractIn the event of fire in the lower levels of a high-rise building, the upper floors and escape routes can become contaminated with smoke very quickly and in less time than is required to evacuate the building. Control of smoke is therefore an important consideration in the design of buildings.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Mouvements de la fumée dans les bâtiments en hauteur
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-3971
NPARC number20329929
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Record identifieraf1afd4c-f8d6-4daf-8d2b-0aea9bf0089e
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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