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Prototype Methodology for Fire Hazard Analysis



Richard D. Peacock, Richard W. Bukowski


The first version of a method for predicting the hazards to occupants involved in a building fire is described. The method and available computer software, called HAZARD I, can predict the time varying environment within a building resulting from a specified fire; the locations and actions of occupants; and the impact of the exposure of each of the occupants to the fire products in terms of whether the occupants successfully escape, are incapacitated, or are killed.
Fire Technology
No. 1


hazard analysis, methodology, fire models, expert systems, evacuation, fire safety, computer programs, occupants


Peacock, R. and Bukowski, R. (1990), Prototype Methodology for Fire Hazard Analysis, Fire Technology, [online], (Accessed June 21, 2024)


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Created February 1, 1990, Updated February 19, 2017