A Survey of Fuel Loads in Office Buildings

사무소 건물의 화재하중 분포

  • Published : 1997.03.01


The surveying method for determine moveable fuel load estimates is presented. Two types of offices, open plan design and compartmented layout were surveyed and Data are presented for fuel load densities in ten office buildings. Office building fuel load in Korea range from 36kg/$m^2$ to 52kg/$m^2$ with 95% confidence level and represented mean 44.27kg/$m^2$. The results of the study presented the impact of the office layout and computer accessary contribution on the fuel load. In addition, a comparison of fuel load that found at this survey and that found at Fire Protection Dept., University of Maryland, U. S. A was made.