On the equivalent fire exposure

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1002/fam.810110206
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Journal titleFire and Materials
Pages95104; # of pages: 10
Subjectfire resistance; measurement; rooms; partitions; efe; real-world compartment fires; destructive potential; time to failure; building elements; standard test fires; Fire; résistance au feu; mesure; local; cloison
AbstractThe equivalent fire exposure (EFE) is visualized as a quantifier of the destructive potential of real-world compartment fires in terms of the time to failure of building elements in standard test fires. Five methods of calculating the EFE are reviewed and compared in the light of some experimental data.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number28721
NPARC number20377281
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