Fire performance of selected residential floor constructions under room burnout conditions
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Fire performance of selected residential floor constructions under room burnout conditions interim report by J. B. Fang

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fireproof Building

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Edition Notes

StatementJ.B. Fang ; Center for Fire Research, National Engineering Laboratory, National Bureau of Standards, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
SeriesNBSIR -- 80-2134, NBSIR -- 80-2134.
ContributionsCenter for Fire Research (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH1065 .F355 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 61 [12] p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25212573M
LC Control Number2011451632
OCLC/WorldCa7686473

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