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Tenability in stairwell of highrise office buildings.
(University of Canterbury, 2015)
The commonly adopted fire evacuation strategy for office buildings is total evacuation which involves simultaneous evacuation of all building occupants upon fire alarm activation. Total evacuation for building with high ...
Predicting the Activation Time of a Concealed Sprinkler
(University of Canterbury. Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2015)
This research examined a heat transfer model to predict the activation time of a concealed sprinkler. Concealed sprinklers consist of two stages of activation. They include the release of cover plates from a recess housing ...