Smoke Detection : A Status Report

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Journal titleBuilding Research Note
Subjectsmoke detectors; Smoke detection; detecteur de fume
AbstractFollowing a discussion on the characteristics of combustion aerosols, various aspects of the performance of residential smoke detectors are reviewed with emphasis on operation mechanisms, positioning, waking effectiveness, and capability and limitations. Recommendations are made for future research to improve the understanding of smoke detection practices.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number4158
NPARC number20359094
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Record identifierb54d731a-bb63-4cda-87cd-b8d12947ca34
Record created2012-07-20
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