Industrial Warehouse design — Fire compartmentalization
Planning for fire control Fire Compartmentalization or Fire Compartmentation Fire safety and workplace design considerations References: Pickard, Q. (2002). Architect’s Handbook. Industrial Buildings, Planning for fire control. Page 219, ISBN 0-632-03925-6, Blackwell Publishing Pickard, Q. (2002). Architect’s Handbook. Industrial Buildings, Environmental compartmentation. Page 220, ISBN 0-632-03925-6, Blackwell Publishing __________________________________________________ A breakdown of all the studies have been compiled in my Warehouse design blog For convenience, I here are direct links to all the Research topics with proper reference. Introduction to modern "Bazaar" Literature Synthesis and Typology of warehouses Why the 19th century warehouse did not sustain? History Case Study of- A warehouse with over...
- FIRE PROTECTION
- Use of ramps where changes in elevation does not exceed 300 mm exists in exits or exit access corridors.
- step down 200 mm
- Occupant load= 10 gross unit of floor area in m2 per occupant.
Definition of Industrial building: Factories and other premises used for manufacturing, altering, repairing, cleaning, washing, breaking-up, adapting or processing any article; generating power or slaughtering livestock.
These buildings may also be storage and handling of raw or finished materials or goods.