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The capability of a fire safety engineer should be carefully considered and any design reviewed and approved following the procedures set out in the relevant British Standards and Published Documents. 27 32 A Guide to Fire Safety Engineering Bibliography This bibliography is intended to direct readers to the regulatory guidance, standardization and to basic fire safety engineering guidance, handbooks and fire science/engineering textbooks. It is limited to a selection of the guidance most relevant to the UK and is not intended to be comprehensive.

Part 1: Application of fire performance concepts to design objectives. Part 2: Design fire scenarios and design fires. Part 3: Assessment and verification of mathematical fire models. Part 4: Initiation and development of fire and generation of fire effluents. Part 5: Movements of fire effluents. Part 6: Structural response and fire spread beyond the enclosure of origin. Part 7: Detection, activation and suppression. Part 8: Life safety – Occupant behaviour, location and condition. Other publications BeneFEU Report.

Part 12: Method of test for ignitability of products by direct flame impingement. BS 5588, Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings. Part 0: Guide to fire safety codes of practice for particular premises/applications. Part 4: Code of practice for smoke control using pressure differentials. Part 5: Code of practice for firefighting stairs and lifts. Part 7: Code of practice for the incorporation of atria in buildings. Part 8: Code of practice for means of escape for disabled people.

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