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This paper describes an investigation of the effect of inlet openings in a multi-story underground building or station. Smoke filling tests were carried out in a model test rig consisting of a fire compartment and a three-story model structure with horizontal openings between each floor. A 0.25m...
In order to be able to apply performance design procedures with regard to material flammability in building design, a comprehensive and coherent philosophy on material reaction-to-fire must be developed. This paper gives a general discussion on performance-based design and performance-based test...
A concept of fire safety system effectiveness incorporating two elements, efficacy and reliability, is introduced. Historical USA fire data is used to estimate the levels of effectiveness of several fire safety systems in terms of extent of flame spread, the rates of firefighter injuries and...
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