STP1150

    Fire Hazard and Fire Risk Assessment

    Hirschler MM
    Published: 1992


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    Take an up-to-date look at fire hazard and fire risk assessment techniques.

    16 peer-reviewed papers represent fir broad categories:

    • Introduction to Fire Hazard and Fire Risk Assessment

    • Use of Fire Tests for Fire Hazard Assessment

    • Fire Hazard Assessment

    • Fire Risk Assessment

    • Fire Risk Assessment and Building Codes.

    For fire protection engineers, R&D people associated with making fire safe materials or products, code officials, specifications engineers.


    Table of Contents

    Overview
    Hirschler M.

    The Importance of Carbon Monoxide in the Toxicity of Fire Atmospheres
    Debanne S., Hirschler M., Nelson G.

    Fire Risk Rating Schedules
    Watts J.

    Evaluating the Hazards of Large Petrochemical Fires
    Acton R., Gill W., Keltner N.

    Electrical Cable Fire Hazard Assessment with the Cone Calorimeter
    Hirschler M.

    Performance of Plastic Plumbing and Electrical Products in Fire Resistive Assemblies
    Zicherman J.

    Fire Hazard Assessment of Composite Materials: The Use and Limitations of Current Hazard Analysis Methodology
    Beyler C., DiNenno P.

    Fire Engulfment of Pressure-Liquefied Gas Tanks: Experiments and Modeling
    Aydemir N., Hadjisophocleous G., Sousa A., Steward F., Sumathipala U., Venart J., Yu C.

    Development of a Benefit Analysis for an Onboard Aircraft Cabin Water Spray System
    Hill R., Marker T., Sarkos C.

    How to Tell Whether What You Have is a Fire Risk Analysis Model
    Hall J.

    Predicting Product Fire Risk: A Review of Four Case Studies
    Bukowski R., Clarke F., Hall J., Stiefel S.

    A Reliability Methodology Applied to Halon 1301 Extinguishing Systems in Computer Rooms
    Steciak J., Zalosh R.

    Application of Fire and Explosion Risk Assessment to an LPG Bulk Storage Facility
    Barry T.

    Risk Assessment and the Design of Fire Safety Systems in Buildings
    Beck V., Eaton C., Johnson P., Lacey R., MacLennan H., Ramsay G., Thomas I.

    A Fire Risk and Protection Cost Assessment Model for Highrise Apartment Buildings
    Hadjisophocleous G., Yung D.

    Fire Risk Analysis and Assessment for the Canadian Building Code Assessment Framework
    Arlani A., Katzin H., Khoury M.

    The Measurement of Building Fire Safety—Example of the Application of an Existing Method for Fire Hazard and Fire Risk Assessment at the Community Level
    Harvey C.


    Committee: E05

    Paper ID: STP1150-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1150-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5207-6

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1447-0

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