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Approach to Enhancing the Value of Professional Judgement in the Derivation of Performance Criteria.


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Nelson, H. E.

Performance Concept in Building. 3rd ASTM/CIB/RILEM Symposium. March 29-April 2, 1982, Lisbon, Portugal, 55-63 pp, 1982.

Keywords:

fire risk; fire safety; fire safety evaluation system; health care facilities; performance evaluation

Abstract:

The Center for Fire Research of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards has developed an evaluation systems for determining the risk to life from fire in health care facilities. The system was based on a cyclical approach designed to enhance the judgmental decisions of engineering professionals.