Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling is a tool that is routinely used in fire engineering analysis and the design of buildings. This guide gives background to the CFD methodology for 'non-experts' (such as those who may have to review or approve designs where CFD has been used). It...
Published September 25th 2014 by IHS BRE Press
Building Separation and Boundary Distances, 2nd Edition
While the risk of fire spread between buildings cannot be eliminated completely, the aim of calculating building separation distances is to ensure that ignition of a building adjacent to a fire is sufficiently delayed to allow the Fire Service to arrive on site and take preventative action. This...
Published August 19th 2014 by IHS BRE Press
A Reference Guide (BR 459)
This guide provides basic descriptions for a number of key topics encountered in fire safety engineering and aspects that should be considered by designers, enforcers and other responsible persons. It is a reference for those who only occasionally encounter different aspects of fire safety...
Published July 31st 2003 by IHS BRE Press
Building Separation and Boundary Distances (BR 187)
This FRS report describes different methods for calculating adequate space separation between buildings, in support of Approved Document B of the Building regulations for England and Wales. Part 1 describes the Enclosing rectangle and Aggregate notional area methods. Part 2 describes the basis of...
Published January 1st 1991 by IHS BRE Press