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dc.contributor.authorJonsdottir, Anna M
dc.contributor.authorRein, Guillermo
dc.date.accessioned2009-12-16T09:11:52Z
dc.date.available2009-12-16T09:11:52Z
dc.date.issued2009-12
dc.identifier.citationA Jonsdottir, G Rein, Out of Range, Fire Risk Management, Dec 2009, pp. 14-17en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1842/3204
dc.descriptionArticle in the Dec 2009 issue on public spaces of the magazine Fire Risk Management.en
dc.description.abstractA survey of the University of Edinburgh campus underlines the narrow design fire specifications of the Eurocodes for many buildings. The limits set out in the Eurocodes are height less than 4 m, floor plan under 500 m2, amount of glass and thermal inertia not too high or too low, and no vertical openings. In the King’s Buildings, built over a long period of time with many of them from the early 20th century, 66% of the total volume is inside the limitations of the Eurocode. But in the Informatics Forum (a 2008 brand new modern building with lots of open spaces and glass facades), only 8% of the total volume is inside the limitations. One could say that modern building trends are once more moving out of the limits of our current understanding in fire dynamics.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherFire Risk Managementen
dc.subjecteurocodeen
dc.subjectstructuralen
dc.subjectstandard fireen
dc.subjecttravelling fireen
dc.titleOut of Rangeen
dc.typeArticleen


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