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Centralized hub for verification of complex fire engineered solutions in Scotland: feasibility study

Published: 21 Mar 2019

Independent opinion on the need, appropriateness, potential structure and potential operations of a central hub for assisting in the verification of complex fire engineered designs.

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128 page PDF

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Centralized hub for verification of complex fire engineered solutions in Scotland: feasibility study
Acronyms/Abbreviations

128 page PDF

2.0 MB

Acronyms/Abbreviations 

ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers
ASET Available Safe Egress Time
BCA Building and Construction Authority 
BCBs Building Control Bodies
BS British Standards
BS British Standards
BSL British Standards Institution
BSL British Standards Institution
C/VM2 New Zealand Building Codes
CEng Chartered Engineer
CFD Computational Fluid Dynamics
CIBSE Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers
CIC Construction Industry Council 
CICAIR Limited Construction Industry Council Approved Inspectors Registers Limited
CLT Cross Laminated Timber
DRU Design Review Unit
FE Fire Engineering
FEA Software Finite Element Analysis Software
FEB Fire Engineering Brief
FEDB Fire Safety Engineering Design Brief
FEG Fire Engineering Guidelines
FER Fire Safety Engineering Report
FRR Fire Resistance Rating
FSE Fire Safety Engineer
FSL Fire Service Law
HRR Heat Release Rate
IBC International Building Code
ICC International Codes Council
IEng Incorporated Engineer
IFE The Institution of Fire Engineers
IPENZ Institution of Professional Engineers, New Zealand
ISO International Organisation for Standardization
ITP Inspection and Test Plan
LABC Local Authority Building Control
LABSS Local Authority Building Standard Scotland
LAVs Local Authority Verifiers
LBO Landesbauordnung
M & E plans Mechanical and Electrical plans
MBC Model Building Code
MBIE Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, New Zealand
MBIE Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation
MIFireE Member – Institution of Fire Engineers
MLIT Notifications Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport & Tourism, Japan
MW Megawatt
NSW New South Wales
NZFS New Zealand Fire Service
PE Professional Engineer
QP Qualified Person
RI Registered Inspector
RSET Required Safe Egress Time
SBC State Building Code
SCDF Singapore Civil Defence Force
SFPE Society of Fire Protection Engineers
SFRS Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
TBB Technische Baubestimmungen
TBR Technical Building Regulations
TH Technical Handbooks
US United States

Contact

Email: sarah.waugh@gov.scot