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BACKLAYERING [1 record]

Record 1 2013-10-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Fire Safety
  • Tunnels, Overpasses and Bridges
DEF

A movement of smoke and hot gases opposite to the imposed direction of airflow.

OBS

backlayering: term and definition proposed by the World Road Association.

Key term(s)
  • back-layering

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sécurité incendie
  • Tunnels, viaducs et ponts
DEF

Écoulement de fumées et de gaz chauds dans le sens opposé à la direction imposée au courant d'air.

OBS

retour de fumée stratifiée : terme et définition proposés par l'Association mondiale de la route.

Spanish

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