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Document ID (ISN)56312
CIS number 91-1305
ISSN - Serial title 0015-2684 - Fire Technology
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ramachandran G.
Title Informative fire warning systems
Bibliographic information Feb. 1991, Vol.27, No.1, p.66-81. Illus. 23 ref.
Abstract Successful evacuation of a building depends on early detection of a fire and timely and convincing communication to occupants about the location of the fire and its size and spread. These two requirements for increasing life safety can be met by computer-based Informative Fire Warning Systems (IFWS). This Technical Note reviews briefly research carried out in the United Kingdom on IFWS and the basic features desirable in such fire detection systems.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; fire detection; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) automatic alarms; human behaviour; escape time; information of personnel; escape and exit; hazard identification; research; fire alarms
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires