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Code compliance at lower costs: A mathematical programming approach

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The identification of cost-effective levels of fire safety in health care facilities is a major concern to hospital administrators, fire safety engineers and public policy makers.

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Correspondence to Robert E. Chapman.

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Note: This article is based on the report by Robert E. Chapman, Phillip T. Chen, and William G. Hall,Economic Aspects of Fire Safety in Health Care Facilities: Guidelines for Cost-Effective Retrofits, National Bureau of Standards, NBSIR 79-1902, November 1979.

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Chapman, R.E., Hall, W.G. Code compliance at lower costs: A mathematical programming approach. Fire Technol 18, 77–89 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02993490

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