A Risk-cost assessment model for evaluating fire risks and protection costs in apartment buildings

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ConferenceProceedings of the International Symposium on Fire Engineering for Building Structures and Safety: 14 November 1989, Melbourne, Australia
Pages1519; # of pages: 5
Subjectfire protection; apartment buildings; high rise buildings; statistical analysis; Risk/cost assessment; bâtiment d'habitation collective; construction elevée; calcul statistique; protection contre le feu
AbstractA stochastic risk-cost assessment model is presented for multi-storey apartment buildings. The model can be used to assess the relative fire risks and fire costs of alternative fire protection designs in comparison with designs based on current building code requirements.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
NRC number31064
NPARC number20375504
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