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Elevator Piston Effect and the Smoke Problem.


pdf icon Elevator Piston Effect and the Smoke Problem. (195 K)
Klote, J. H.; Tamura, G.

NIST SP 983; IRC Paper 1485; NRCC 28445; May 2002.

Collected Publications Related to the Use of Elevators During Fires. NIST SP 983. May 2002, Bukowski, R. W.; Burgess, S. R.; Reneke, P. A., Editor(s)(s), 2002.

Fire Safety Journal, Vol. 11, No. 2, 227-233, December 1986.

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Keywords:

elevators (lifts); handicapped; smoke control

Abstract:

The material in this paper is part of a joint project between the United States and Canada to evaluate the feasibility of elevator evacuation of the handicapped.