Fire engineering


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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