This investigation provides a detailed analysis of the hydraulic analogue technique used as a predictive tool for understanding smoke detector response within a complex enclosure. There currently exists no collectively accepted method for predicting the response of smoke detectors… Contents Chapter 1.
The study presented measures the awakening effectiveness of a number of commercially available emergency alerting devices. Three groups of varying hearing levels were tested: hearing able, hard of hearing, and deaf. The devices evaluated are a typical audible smoke detector, a strobe