Design Fires in Road Tunnels

Design Fires in Road Tunnels

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TRBa€™s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) 415: Design Fires in Road Tunnels information on the state of the practice of design fires in road tunnels, focusing on tunnel fire dynamics and the means of fire management for design guidance. Manual fire alarm boxes mounted in NEMA Enclosure Type 4 (IP 65) or equivalent boxes shall be installed at intervals of not more than 90 m (300 ft) and at all ... Automatic fire detection systems shall be capable of identifying the location of the fire within 15 m (50 ft). ... They can be also helpful in unmanned tunnels with transverse or semi-transverse ventilation. EU/2004/54/ ECanbsp;...

Title:Design Fires in Road Tunnels
Author:Igor Y. Maevski
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 2011-01-01


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