Prediction of fire environment in apartments using zone models

Wan Ki Chow

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Two fire zone models CFAST 2.0 and BRI2T are applied to simulate fires in multi-level apartments. Apartments with different levels and several compartments including a staircase are taken as examples. Smoke control designs including ceiling vents and smoke extraction systems installed in the staircase are considered with their performance evaluated. Experimental results reported in the literature are used to compare with the predicted results.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-312
Number of pages50
JournalJournal of Fire Sciences
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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