Canadian experience of fire safety in high buildings

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/0379-7112(84)90011-0
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TypeArticle
Journal titleFire Safety Journal
ISSN0379-7112
Volume7
Issue1
Pages8791; # of pages: 5
Subjecthigh rise buildings; fire safety; fire tests; building codes; life safety measures development; controls effectiveness; smoke movement; real fire incidents; Fire; construction elevee; securite incendie; essai au feu; code du batiment
AbstractThe circumstances leading to the development in Canada during the 1970s of special measures for life safety in high buildings are described. Examples are given of tests carried out to verify the effectiveness of controls on movement of smoke, and reference is made to some real fire incidents in high buildings.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierDBR-P-1177
NRC number23161
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NPARC number20379035
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Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
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