Normalized heat load: A key parameter in fire safety design

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1002/fam.810060108
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TypeArticle
Journal titleFire and Materials
ISSN0308-0501
Volume6
Issue1
Pages2731; # of pages: 5
Subjectfire safety; fire loads; temperature; fire resistance tests; normalized heat load; enclosure fire ranking; destruction potential; fire resistance; Design fires/Fire modeling; securite incendie; charge d'incendie; temperature; essai de resistance au feu; charge calorifique normalisee
AbstractIt is demonstrated that the normalized heat load is a suitable parameter for ranking various enclosure fires on a ` potential for destruction' scale. This parameter is convertible to the familiar fire resistance.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierDBR-P-1070
NRC number20765
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NPARC number20378689
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