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1.1.1Ignition
1.1.2Fire growth
1.1.3Heat
1.1.4Smoke
1.2.1Fire safety objectives
1.2.2Fire safety tactics
1.2.3Fire safety components
1.2.4Acceptability and equivalency
1.2.5Traditional and fire engineering approaches to fire safety design
2.1.1Natural phenomena
2.1.2Human carelessness
2.1.3Technological failure
2.1.4Deliberate fire-raising
2.2.1Building fabric
2.3Fire safety management
3.1.1Manual
3.1.2Smoke
3.1.3Heat
3.1.4Light
3.1.5Thermal turbulence
3.1.6Smoke sampling
3.2.1‘Conventional’ systems
3.2.2‘Addressable’ systems
3.3.1Occupants
3.3.2Fire service
3.4.1Signs
3.4.2Fire notices
4.1.1Sleeping risk
4.1.2Numbers
4.1.3Mobility
4.1.4Familiarity
4.1.5Response
4.1.6Occupancy and building type
4.2.1Stage 1 (out of room of origin)
4.2.2Stage 2 (out of compartment of origin)
4.2.3Concept of ‘refuge’
4.2.4Stage 3 (out of the floor of origin)
4.2.5Stage 4 (final escape at ground level)
4.3Rescue
4.4Escape lighting
5.1.1 Protection of structural elements
5.1.2Fire resistance
5.1.3Wood
5.1.4Steel
5.1.5Concrete
5.1.6Brick
5.1.7Glass
5.2Passive measures: compartmentation
5.3Passive measures: envelope protection
5.4.1Pressurization
5.4.2Venting
6.1.1Hand-held equipment
6.1.2Fire blankets
6.1.3Hosereels
6.2.1Sprinklers
6.2.2Other forms of auto-suppression
6.2.3Equivalency of auto-suppression
6.3.1Facilities
6.3.2Access
7.1.1Risks
7.1.2Precautions
7.1.3Balances and benchmarks
7.2.1Risks
7.2.2Precautions
7.3Public sector dwellings
7.4Workplaces
7.5 Canals
7.6.1Fire safety audits of cathedrals
8.2.1Building Regulations—England and Wales
8.2.2Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations
8.2.3Fire Precautions Act
8.2.4Fire Precautions (Places of Work) Regulations
8.2.6Licensing Acts
8.2.7Other legislation
8.3Northern Ireland legislation
8.4British Standards and International Standards
8.5.1Fire Research Station
8.5.2Loss Prevention Council
8.5.3London District Surveyors Association
8.5.4NHS Estates, Department of Health
8.5.5Department of Education
8.5.6Timber Research and Development Association
8.5.7Steel Construction Institute
8.5.8Textbooks
8.6Consultancy and advisory services
8.7Glossary of fire terms
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Fire From First Principles

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