Smoke Alarm Sound Levels in Australian Houses

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Thomas, Ian and Bruck, Dorothy (2010) Smoke Alarm Sound Levels in Australian Houses. In: Papers and posters accepted for presentation: 8th Asia-Oceania Symposium for Fire Science and Technology. Dlugogorski, Bogdan Z, Thomas, Ian R and Kennedy, Eric M, eds. Asia-Oceania Association for Fire Safety and Technology, Melbourne.


This paper presents and reviews sound level measurements obtained in a recent project intended to help determine the most appropriate location(s) of smoke alarms in dwellings.

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Conference held, Rydges Hotel, Melbourne, 7-9 December 2010. Organised by Victoria University’s Centre for
Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering (CESARE)

Item type Book Section
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering (CESARE)
Historical > FOR Classification > 1299 Other Built Environment and Design
Historical > SEO Classification > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Keywords ResPubID19836, smoke alarms, safety, audibility, audible, sound level, occupant warning, smoke detection
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