Heat exposure measurements in fire resistance wall and floor test furnaces

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ConferenceSiF 2004 International Workshop on Structures in Fire: 10 May 2004, Ottawa, Ontario
Pages19; # of pages: 9
Subjectfire resistance, furnace, wall, floor, full-scale, intermediate-scale, heat exposure; Walls; Floors
AbstractThis paper presents the results of work done to characterize the heat exposure for an intermediate-scale furnace in relation to a full-scale furnace for assessing the fire-ratings of floor and wall systems. It summarizes the results of 12 heat exposure tests: 6 in standard, full-scale wall and floor furnaces, and 6 in non-standard, intermediate-scale wall and floor furnaces. These tests were conducted to investigate the effect of full-scale furnace depth (wall and floor furnaces), furnace size (full-scale and intermediate-scale furnaces) and furnace orientation (intermediate-scale wall and floor furnaces) on heat exposure.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number46893
NPARC number20377393
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