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Yung, David Principles of Fire Risk Assessment in Buildings
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Yung, David

Principles of Fire Risk Assessment in Buildings

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Fire risk assessment in buildings is an integral part of the current move towards performance based building regulations in most countries. However, the subject is relatively new, and not many people know exactly what fire risk assessment is.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
About the Author.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

List of Symbols.

1. Introduction.

PART I: SIMPLE APPROACH TO FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT.

2. What is Fire Risk Assessment?

2.1 Overview.

2.2 What is Fire Risk Assessment?

2.3 Summary.

2.4 Review Questions.

2.5 References.

3. Fire Risk Assessment Based on Past Fire Experience.

3.1 Overview.

3.2 Based on Past Fire Experience.

3.3 Based on Fire Incident Data.

3.4 Summary.

3.5 Review Questions.

3.6 References.

4. Qualitative Fire Risk Assessment.

4.1 Overview.

4.2 Risk Matrix.

4.3 Checklist Method.

4.4 Event Tree Method.

4.5 Summary.

4.6 Review Questions.

4.7 References.

5. Quantitative Fire Risk Assessment.

5.1 Overview.

5.2 Risk Indexing.

5.3 Checklist Method.

5.4 Event Tree Method.

5.5 Summary.

5.6 Review Questions.

5.7 References.

PART II: FUNDAMENTAL APPROACH TO FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT.

6. Fundamental Approach to Fire Risk Assessment.

7. Fire Growth Scenarios.

7.1 Overview.

7.2 Compartment Fire Characteristics.

7.3 Fire Model Input and Output Parameters.

7.4 Design Fires.

7.5 Automatic Fire Suppression to Control Fire Growth.

7.6 Summary.

7.7 Review Questions.

7.8 References.

8. Fire Spread Probabilities.

8.1 Overview.

8.2 Fire Resistant Construction.

8.3 Probability of Failure.

8.4 Fire Spread Probabilities.

8.5 Summary.

8.6 Review Questions.

8.7 References.

9. Smoke Spread Scenarios.

9.1 Overview.

9.2 Smoke Spread Characteristics and Modelling.

9.3 Smoke Control Systems to Clear Smoke in Evacuation Routes.

9.4 Summary.

9.5 Review Questions.

9.6 References.

10. Occupant Evacuation Scenarios.

10.1 Overview.

10.2 Occupant Evacuation Characteristics and Modelling.

10.3 Occupant Safety Measures to Expedite Occupant Response and Evacuation.

10.4 Summary.

10.5 Review Questions.

10.6 References.

11. Fire Department Response.

11.1 Overview.

11.2 Fire Department Response Time and Resources.

11.3 Occupant Fatality and Property Loss Modelling.

11.4 Fire Protection Measures to Provide Effective Occupant Rescue and Fire Extinguishment Efforts.

11.5 Summary.

11.6 Review Questions.

11.7 References.

12. Uncertainty Considerations.

12.1 Overview.

12.2 What Are the Uncertainties?

12.3 Treatment of Uncertainty.

12.4 Summary.

12.5 Review Questions.

12.6 References.

13. Fire Risk Management.

13.1 Overview.

13.2 Fire Risk Management.

13.3 Alternative Fire Safety Designs.

13.4 Impact of Inspection and Maintenance on System Reliability.

13.5 Impact of Evacuation Drills on Early Occupant Response and Evacuation.

13.6 Summary.

13.7 Review Questions.

13.8 References.

Index
Extra informatie: 
Hardback
246 pagina's
Januari 2008
499 gram
229 x 159 x 19 mm
Wiley-Blackwell us

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