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Fire from First Principles By Paul Stollard

Fire from First Principles

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This design guide to building fire safety works from first principles explains the basic strategies of fire safety design available to the architect.
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Fire from First Principles: Design Guide to Building Fire Safety by Paul Stollard

This design guide to building fire safety works from first principles and explains the basic strategies of fire safety design available to the architect. The book is particularly appropriate for students of architecture and building, and a series of basic tables provides sufficient detailed information for them to apply the principles to design projects. A new chapter on fire risk assessment highlights the importance of this part of the subject. Because this book takes a "principles" approach to building fire safety design it should be of interest in all countries regardless of the prevailing government legislation. This book should be of interest to architects, students of architecture, fire prevention officers, building control officers, fire safety design consultants, fire technologists.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Theory: fire science; fire safety design. Part 2 Prevention: ignition prevention; fuel limitation; fire safety management. Part 3 Communication: detection; comprehension/analysis; alarm; signs and fire notices. Part 4 Escape: occupancy; travel distances; rescue; escape lighting. Part 5 Containment; passive measures - structural protection; passive measures - compartmentation; passive measures - envelope protection; active measures. Part 6 Extinguishment: manual fire-lighting; auto-suppression; fire service facilities and access. Part 7 Assessment: methodology; hospitals; public sector dwellings; workplaces; canals; audits; assessors. Part 8 Fire information: introduction; legislation in Great Britain; Northern Ireland legislation; Republic of Ireland legislation; British standards and international standards; guidance; consultancy and advisory services.

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GOR007074067
Fire from First Principles: Design Guide to Building Fire Safety by Paul Stollard
Paul Stollard
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1995-03-03
156
0419200606
9780419200604
N/A
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