Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/19744
Title: Smoke control for retail shops with cabin design
Authors: Chow, WK 
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
Source: ASHRAE transactions, 2004, v. 110 PART II, p. 417-423 How to cite?
Journal: ASHRAE transactions 
Abstract: It is not feasible to provide dynamic smoke exhaust for the entire hall in some terminals or malls with a large volume space. The cabin design is commonly used with a ceiling roof covering the retail areas, giving smaller shops. Active fire protection systems, including dynamic smoke exhaust and fire suppression systems, are expected to be installed. In this paper, design aspects of the smoke control system in such retail shops will be discussed. It is found that fire suppression systems should be provided. The new concept of using a water mist system, as reported earlier, will be further confirmed. Full-scale burning tests are useful in assessing the performance of water mist systems in such a shop fire. The research fire field model Fire Dynamics Simulator FDS is applied to simulate the fire environment with and without the roof and the roof with downstands.
Description: Technical and Symposium Papers - 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Nashville, TX, 26-30 June 2004
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/19744
ISSN: 0001-2505
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