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Title: On the minimum smoke extraction rate for basement required in the local fire codes
Authors: Chow, WK 
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dept. of Building Services Engineering
Source: International journal on engineering performance-based fire codes, 2000, v. 2, no. 3, p. 77-80 How to cite?
Journal: International journal on engineering performance-based fire codes 
Abstract: Smoke control systems are required in basements in Hong Kong under certain conditions. The differences in the smoke extraction rate listed in the two versions of fire service installation codes are discussed. Empirical equations on the smoke production rate appeared in the literature are used to explain the physics behind the codes. A design graph on the number of air changes per hour and the resulted clear height is recommended for local use.
ISSN: 1561-9559
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