A suggested logic for trading between fire-safety measures

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1002/fam.810100308
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TypeArticle
Journal titleFire and Materials
ISSN0308-0501
Volume10
Issue3 & 4
Pages141143; # of pages: 3
Subjectfire safety; probability; smoke detectors; sprinkler systems; fire compartments; Sprinklers; securité incendie; détecteur de fumée; sprinkler ( extincteur); compartiment coupe feu; probabilité
AbstractA simple logic is presented for expressing the equivalence of fire safety measures. It is based on the principle that any combination of safety measures is acceptable as long as it does not lead to losses (property and human losses) above the level accepted by society.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierIRC-P-1471
NRC number27997
1975
NPARC number20377193
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