State-of-the-Art Atrium Smoke Control

Klote, John H.
December 2008
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2008, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p36
The article discusses the development and usefulness of atria smoke-control methods for large open spaces such as shopping malls, arcades, sports arenas, exhibition halls and airplane hangers in the U.S. Atrium smoke-control system is designed through various techniques such as algebraic equations, zone-fire and computational-fluid-dynamics (CFD) modeling. Information regarding the pressurization, smoke control and inspection management for the state-of-art smoke control system is included.


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