Accession Number : AD1017581

Title :   Technologies for Protection and Resistance Enhancement of Critical Infrastructures against Extreme Fire

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : National Research Council of Canada Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Personal Author(s) : Mostafaei,Hossein ; Sultan,Mohamed ; Kashef,Ahmed

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Report Date : 01 May 2014

Pagination or Media Count : 66

Abstract : This report provides information that could help shape national approaches for emerging risk mitigation of extreme fire threats to critical infrastructures (CIs). The results include mitigation technologies and information for fire protection and resistance enhancement of structures. The objective of this study was to review available fire protection materials and technologies for protection application to critical infrastructures and to identify materials and technologies that would be potential solutions for the protection of critical infrastructures against threats of extreme fires.

Descriptors :   fire resistant materials , infrastructure , risk management , structural engineering , safety engineering , fire suppression

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Safety Engineering
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE