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Fire resistance of light timber framed walls and floors.
(University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 1996)
The structural fire resistance of light timber frame walls and floors has traditionally been determined by using standard fire resistance tests to provide a Fire Resistance Rating (FRR). The required FRR was prescribed by ...
Heat release and the combustion behaviour of upholstered furniture
(University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 1999)
This work forms the first phase of a continuing initiative aimed at reducing fire deaths in residential dwellings in New Zealand (NZ). Loss of life in residential buildings dominates NZ annual fire death statistics. Few ...