Writes for those responsible for the design, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of building services, including students and practising engineers. Addresses the dynamics of fire, fire hazards, mitigation of fire damage by the proper design, construction and arrangement of buildings, materials structures and systems and the design, installation and maintenance of fire detection, alarm and suppression systems. Chapter headings are - Legislation, standards and strategy, Building designation, Means of escape, Compartmentation and spread of flame, Alarm detection and emergency lighting, Fire and smoke ventilation, Fire suppression and firefighting, Fire dynamics, Construction site fires.
Primary Author(s): CIBSE
Source: CIBSE Guide E, 1997, figs, tabs, refs, ref, 697
BSRIA Abstract No. 9700823
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