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Architectural Detailing and Precaution in Fire Safety

Opoko, A.P. (1995) Architectural Detailing and Precaution in Fire Safety. NIA Journal, 9 (5&6). pp. 39-46. ISSN 0186-1162

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Abstract

Fire is one of the hazards buildings face in the course of their life span. Fire outbreak in buildings can be very disasterous leading to loss of human lives and properties. Causes of fire in buildings are varied ranging from arson to poor detailing by building professionals. This paper based mainly on literature review and discussion with building industry professionals, identifies the causes of fire in buildings (especially those attributed to building industry professionals) and profers solutions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: architectural detailing; fire safety; combustion; fire protection
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Dr AKUNNAYA PEARL OPOKO
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2015 09:48
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2015 09:48
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/4648

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