Smoke Detection : A Status Report

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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Research Note
ISSN0701-5232
Volume206
Pages13
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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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierBRN-206
NRC number4158
NPARC number20359094
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Record created2012-07-20
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