Fire safety summary: Fire research conducted for the project on mid-rise wood construction (Report to research consortium for wood and wood-hybrid mid-rise buildings)

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleClient Report; no. A1-004377.1
Physical description113 p.
Subjectfire research; fire safety
AbstractThis consortium research project produced a large amount of technical information and data in the areas of fire safety, acoustics and building envelope performance for use in mid-rise (and taller) wood buildings. The results of the acoustics and building envelope performance are summarized in separate reports [8, 9]. This report consolidates the results of fire research activities (thrusts 1-3) conducted under the project. These include investigation of the encapsulation approach to protect the combustible structural elements, development of wood-based generic exterior wall assemblies to limit exterior fire spread, and development of generic fire resistant light-weight wood-frame wall assemblies for applications in lower storeys of mid-rise wood buildings.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationConstruction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberRR-352
NPARC number21274556
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Record identifierbbc47a31-963d-4b21-8401-936de1ba03f4
Record created2015-03-17
Record modified2016-10-03
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