Another approximation for spatial separation

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Journal titleFire Technology
Pages189202; # of pages: 14
Subjectfire spread; spatial requirements; buildings; fire safety; building codes; exigence spatiale; batiment; securite incendie; code du batiment
AbstractA simple, accurate and fail-safe method is given for calculating the separations between buildings that would be sufficient to prevent spread of fire by radiation. The new method makes tables unnecessary for this purpose, and avoids the errors of the "gray radiator" method, which are explained. The article is primarily intended to assist those who wish to simplify building codes, but the theoretical basis is also stated.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number12643
NPARC number20374978
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Record created2012-07-23
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