Factors determining life hazard fromfires in group-residential buildings
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Factors determining life hazard fromfires in group-residential buildings by A. W. Williams

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Published by Fire Research Station in Borehamwood .
Written in English


  • Fire prevention -- Research.

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StatementA. W. Williams and J. S. Hopkinson. Pt.1, Hotels and boarding houses.
SeriesBuilding Research Establishment report
ContributionsHopkinson, J. S., Fire Research Station.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 23p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17274065M
ISBN 100851252230

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