Spread of Fire up Buildings via Windows
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree NameMaster of Engineering
External vertical fire spread up multi-storey buildings poses a very serious threat to the occupants and contents of such structures, and control and prevention of this mechanism of fire spread should be of a high priority in design considerations. This report takes a general look at the two main ways that external vertical fire spread occurs in multi-storey buildings and some of the solutions that have been created to try and combat this deadly threat to the people and property in them.