Research progress of the international road tunnel fire detection project

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Conference4th International Conference on Traffic and Safety in Road Tunnels: 25 April 2007, Hamburg, Germany
Pages113; # of pages: 13
Subjectfire detection, road tunnel, fire safety; Tunnels
AbstractFire detection systems are an essential element of fire protection systems of road tunnels. Fire detectors should provide early warning of a fire incident at its initial stage, identify its location and monitor fire development in tunnels. Their role is crucial in preventing smoke spread in the tunnel, to controlling/extinguishing fires, and to aid in directing evacuation and firefighting operations.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number49504
NPARC number20378331
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