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What is a fire resistance rating?

The term "fire-resistance" designates the ability of a laboratory-constructed assembly to contain a fire in a carefully... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: George M. Kutcher, Jr., CDT, CSI
Date Added: Aug 30, 2013 Date Modified: Aug 30, 2013
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Hartford Hospital Fire

״INFERNO ON THE 9TH FLOOR An explosion and fire tore through the 9th floor of Hartford Hospital, killing 16. The Connecticut... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Television on YouTube
Date Added: Feb 03, 2012 Date Modified: Feb 03, 2012
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Concealed spaces and Fire Spread

This article covers the problems and solutions to fire spread through concealed spaces.  Builing designs oftern require or... see more
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Author: Gregory Havel
Date Added: Aug 25, 2011 Date Modified: Aug 25, 2011
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Fire Protection: Whole Building Design

״The United States has the highest fire losses in terms of both frequency and total losses of any modern technological... see more
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
Author: WBDG Secure/Safe Committee
Date Added: Aug 23, 2011 Date Modified: Aug 23, 2011
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How many smoke detectors do I need?

A home should have a smoke alarm on every level, and each bedroom should have a smoke alarm that is close enough to wake... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Warren Lee, Rendered Communications
Date Added: Apr 21, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 21, 2011
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The American Experience Triangle Fire

״It was the dedliest workplace fire in New York's History.״  This PBS video chronicles the deadly fire that changed fire... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: American Experience
Date Added: Mar 03, 2011 Date Modified: Mar 03, 2011
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How fire sprinklers work

This is a short animation describing and showing how fire sprinklers operate.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition
Date Added: Jan 13, 2011 Date Modified: Jul 09, 2012
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Interior finish

״Because of the significant impact wall and ceiling finishes and furnishings, such as drapes, curtains and decorations, have... see more
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Author: Minnesota Fire Marshal
Date Added: May 15, 2010 Date Modified: May 15, 2010
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Fire Safety and Evacuation Plans (Health Care)

NFPA 101 (Life Safety Code) requires that  every healthcare occupancy have written copies of a plan for the protection in the... see more
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Author: Minnesota State Fire Marshal, Minnesota Department of Health
Date Added: May 15, 2010 Date Modified: May 15, 2010
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Example of Building Types

Professor Paul Grant details the specific instances where you need to be concerned with building collapse. These include... see more
Material Type: Collection
Author: Paul Grant
Date Added: Mar 15, 2010 Date Modified: Jul 22, 2012
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