Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Code compliance at lower costs: A mathematical programming approach

  • 32 Accesses

  • 4 Citations

Abstract

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.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

Author information

Correspondence to Robert E. Chapman.

Additional information

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.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

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

Download citation

Keywords

  • Health Care Facility
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire Technology
  • Basic Feasible Solution
  • National Fire Protection Association