Detector Sensitivity and Siting Requirement for Dwellings. Final Technical Report.
Detector Sensitivity and Siting Requirement for
Dwellings. Final Technical Report.
Bukowski, R. W.; Waterman, T. E.; Christian, W. J.
NBS GCR 75-51; 337 p. 1975.
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detector sensitivity; heat detectors; ionization
detectors; photoelectric detectors; building fires;
residential buildings; smoke detectors
A test program was undertaken to investigate the
operation of residential smoke detctors under actual
field conditions. The main objectives were to
determine: 1) minimum sensitivity, 2) best location and
3) escape time provided by a group of typical detectors.