Fire and high buildings

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Journal titleFire Technology
Pages292304; # of pages: 13
Subjecthigh rise buildings; fire safety; smoke; smoke controls; smoke vents; Fire; construction elevee; securite incendie; fumee; regulateur de fumee; bouche de fumee
AbstractThe time necessary to evacuate today's high-rise buildings in a fire emergency is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of the development of untenable smoke conditions. The Division of Building Research has been working on the problem for several years and suggests several approaches to controlling smoke movement in buildings.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number11789
NPARC number20373841
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Record identifier1784f1e6-3949-4868-9b6b-0cf57d434d48
Record created2012-07-23
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