Assessment of Smoke Control Models

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Journal titleInternal Report, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada
SubjectSmoke management
AbstractSeveral mathematical models have been developed to study the dynamics of smoke/air movement in buildings, and to evaluate/develop smoke control techniques. This report presents a critical assessment of the major models. These models are developed by IRC/NRC, Canada; CPR/NBS, USA; Oscar Faber & partners/U.K.; BRI/Japan; and BRE/U.K. The assessment involves the capabilities, concept, assumptions and drawbacks of these models. This report also discusses the potential applications of smoke control modelling and sets the specifications of modelling requirements.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number4300
NPARC number20358535
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Record created2012-07-20
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