Fire and the compartmentation of buildings

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-33
Physical description5 p.
Subjectfire compartments; fire escapes; sprinkler systems; fire doors; Sprinklers; Performance of:
AbstractNo building is free from the threat of fire. A designer, however, can ensure that only limited damage will result if fire breaks out by reducing the over-all fire risk. There are various means at his disposal, but the single design feature that will contribute most to this reduction of risk is his use of fire-resistant construction to separate a building into fire-resistant compartments.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Le feu et la compartimentation des bâtiments
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-1363
NPARC number20326322
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Record identifier0312596c-9af7-4ac2-88f4-c3e58cae1641
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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