Minimum Smoke-Layer Depth in Atrium Smoke Control
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Hoskins, Harold // Fire Engineering;Apr2010, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p70
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Smoking Monkeys and Two In/Two Out," in the December 2009 issue and "Smoke-Control Systems," by John Coleman in the January 2010 issue.
- Simulating the Spread of Smoke in Hostel Fires. Cherng-Shing Lin; Ming-En Wu; Hsin-Chuan Huang // Advanced Materials Research;2014, Issue 1044-1046, p417
Because public areas in Taiwan such as hostels, movie theaters, supermarkets, stadiums, and large entertainment venues are typically packed with people, when fires occur, the smoke and high heat often lead to human casualties. Therefore, the studies on fire dynamic characteristics are essential....
- Thanksgiving is peak day for home cooking fires. // Ellis County Press;11/17/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 32, p8
The article reports that the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urged public to keep fire safety concerns while preparing holiday meals during Thanksgiving Day in Texas.
- Tip of the Week: Understanding NFPA 70E Annexes, Part 3. Lamendola, Mark // Electrical Construction & Maintenance Exclusive Insight;11/9/2015, p1
The article focuses on the National Fire Protection's safety measures in 70E Annexes, including division of electrical hazards, electrolytic lines, and emergency checklist.
- NFPA 92 defines design, testing of smoke control systems. KOFFEL, WILLIAM E.; SEALOVER, NICHOLAS // Consulting-Specifying Engineer;Mar2014, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p18
The article focuses on the NFPA 92: Standard for Smoke Control Systems, published by the U.S. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). It states that this code provide guidance to engineers for designing and testing of smoke control system. It further discusses the creation of NFPA 92 and...
- Fire in the Jailhouse. Abrams, Michael // Consulting-Specifying Engineer;May2003, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p48
Focuses on the change of the model codes imposed by the U.S. National Fire Protection Association to require correctional facilities for a limited combustible materials. Challenges posed for the engineers in optic for fire-resistant building materials; Lessons learned from the deadliest event...
- Life-Safety Resources. // Buildings;Jan2003, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p36
Presents information on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) based in Quincy, Massachusetts. Aim of the association; Background on several codes and standards developed by NFPA to minimize the possibility and impact of fire and other risks; Services offered by NFPA.
- Is your new home safe and secure? // St. Charles Journal;1/30/2013, Vol. 48 Issue 5, pD1
The article focuses on safety measures to secure homes from fire and offers suggestions which include replacing fire alarms every 10 years, installing alarms with a 10-year sealed lithium battery, and installing smoke and carbon monoxide alarm to minimize nuisance alarms that occur when cooking.
- Don't wait for the dust to settle. // Food Engineering;Oct2008, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p13
The article reports on the declaration by the U.S. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) that its NFPA 68 Standard on Explosion Protection by Deflagration Venting is now a standard rather than a guideline. According to Lee Morgan, president of Farr Air Pollution Control, the NFPA standard...