Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/26813
Title: Occupant load factor in local residential old high-rise buildings
Authors: Wong, LT 
Issue Date: 2004
Source: International journal on engineering performance - based fire codes, 2004, v. 6, no. 4, p. 197-201 How to cite?
Journal: International journal on engineering performance - based fire codes 
Abstract: The occupant load factor for apartments of a typical old high-rise residential building in Hong Kong was studied with interview survey. Difficulties encountered in the study were discussed and suggestions to further investigations on similar studies on occupant load assessment were made. Statistical summaries of the surveyed occupant are presented. The average occupant load factor is 11 m2 person-1. The result showed that 95% of the surveyed samples have an occupant load factor of 4.5 m2 person-1 or above. The investigation result would be representative of other similar buildings in the region and therefore this study would be significant in providing information to assess whether the currently specified occupant load factor in the local code of practice is appropriate, given the actual occupant loads measured.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/26813
Appears in Collections:Journal/Magazine Article

Access
View full-text via PolyU eLinks SFX Query
Show full item record

Page view(s)

33
Last Week
1
Last month
Checked on Aug 13, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check



Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.