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AS 1668.1-1991 the use of mechanical ventilation and air-conditioning in buildings - fire and smoke control

Standard Number:  AS 1668.1-1991
Title:  the use of mechanical ventilation and air-conditioning in buildings - fire and smoke control
Language:  English
Status:  AvailableW
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
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Number of Pages:53P.;A4  

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Description:Sets out the requirements for those aspects of design, construction, installation and operation of air-handling systems with a view to minimizing the spread of smoke and fire through buildings by way of the air-handling systems.  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS 1668.1-1991 THE USE OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING IN BUILDINGS - FIRE...
PREFACE
CONTENTS
SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.3 DEFINITIONS
1.3.1 Shall
1.3.2 May
1.3.3 Air
1.3.4 Air-handling plant
1.3.5 Air-handling system
1.3.6 Air-pressurization system
1.3.7 Approved and approval
1.3.8 Central air-handl ing system
1.3.9 Combustible
1.3.10 Compartment
1.3.11 Downstream
1.3.12 Duct
1.3.13 Economy cycle
1.3.14 Fail-safe
1.3.15 Fire alarm
1.3.16 Fire damper
1.3.17 Fire-isolated
1.3.18 Fire-isolated escape route
1.3.19 Fire resistance level (FRL)
1.3.20 Fire-resisting
1.3.21 Flexible connection
1.3.22 Incinerette
1.3.23 Individual air-handling system
1.3.24 Kitchen exhaust hood
1.3.25 Masonry
1.3.26 Plenum
1.3.27 Purging smoke control
1.3.28 Regulatory authority
1.3.29 Required
1.3.30 Shaft
1.3.31 Smoke spill
1.3.32 Smoke-spill system
1.3.33 Subduct
1.3.34 Toilet exhaust system
1.3.35 Upstream
1.3.36 Zone smoke control
SECTION 2 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
2.1 SCOPE AND APPLICATION
2.2 DUCTWORK
2.2.1 Early fire-hazard properties
2.2.2 Combustibility and temperature of fusion
2.2.3 Fire resistance
2.2.4 Duct installation, general
2.2.5 Unencased insulation of ducts
2.3 PLENUMS
2.4 FLEXIBLE CONNECTIONS
2.5 FIRE DAMPERS
2.6 SPACING FROM FIRE DAMPERS
2.7 AIR-HANDLING PLANT CASINGS
2.8 AIR FILTERS
2.8.1 Location of air filters in relation to openings
2.8.2 Liquid adhesive coatings
2.8.3 Screens for filters
2.9 ELECTRIC HEATERS
2.9.1 General
2.9.2 Integrity
2.9.3 Surface temperature
2.9.4 Thermal insulation
2.9.5 Interlocking of power supply
2.9.6 High-temperature-limiting thermostat
2.9.7 Air-supply-failure sensor
2.10 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
2.11 AIR-HANDLING SYSTEMS SHUTDOWN
2.11.1 General
2.11.2 Small/special purpose systems
2.11.3 Central air-handling systems
SECTION 3 OPENINGS IN FIRE-RESISTING CONSTRUCTION
3.1 APPLICATION
3.2 GENERAL
3.2.1 Performance requirements
3.2.2 Packing
3.3 OPENINGS IN WALLS
3.4 OPENINGS IN FLOORS
3.4.1 Shafts
3.4.2 Fire dampers
3.5 FIRE-RESISTANT FLOOR/CEILING AND ROOF/CEILING STRUCTURES
3.5.1 Openings in suspended ceilings
3.5.2 Variations from prototype
SECTION 4 SMOKE CONTROL
4.1 GENERAL
4.2 SCOPE
4.3 APPLICATION
4.4 OBJECTIVES
4.5 EXTERNAL OPENINGS FOR AIR INTAKE AND SMOKE SPILL
4.5.1 Location of openings for air intake and outlets
4.5.2 Discharge at various levels
4.6 DIRECTION OF SPILL AIR FLOW UNDER SMOKE-CONTROL CONDITIONS
4.7 LOCATION OF SMOKE-SPILL AIR INLETS
4.8 HEAT EXCHANGE EQUIPMENT
4.9 AIR-CONTROL DAMPERS
4.9.1 General
4.9.2 High-temperature operation
4.10 NOISE
4.11 FIRE-ISOLATED EXITS
4.12 FIRE DOORS?PRESSURE DIFFERENTIALS
4.13 SMOKE-SPILL FAN
4.14 DUCTWORK IN SMOKE-SPILL SYSTEMS
4.15 AUTOMATIC SMOKE DETECTORS
4.15.1 Type
4.15.2 Location
4.15.3 Monitoring equipment
4.15.4 Monitoring period
4.15.5 Alarm zones
4.15.6 Supply air smoke detector
4.15.7 Installation
4.16 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
4.16.1 Equipment
4.16.2 Wiring
4.16.3 Isolation switches
4.17 CONTROL AND INDICATION
4.17.1 Fire fans control panel (FFCP)
4.17.2 Controls
4.17.3 Indicators
4.17.4 Notices and labels
4.18 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
4.18.1 Instructions
4.18.2 Diagram
4.19 TESTING
4.19.1 General
4.19.2 Objective
4.19.3 Component testing
4.19.4 Measurement
4.20 NOISE
4.21 TEST SCHEDULE
4.22 TEST RESULTS
SECTION 5 CENTRAL AIR-HANDLING SYSTEMS
5.1 APPLICATION
5.2 GENERAL
5.3 FIRE ISOLATION
5.3.1 Smoke-spill system
5.3.2 Ducts within other compartments
5.3.3 Smoke-spill shafts
5.3.4 Entry of air into the smoke-spill system
5.4 FIRE DAMPERS
5.5 SUBDUCTS
5.5.1 Manufacture
5.5.2 Outlet projection
5.5.3 Installation
5.6 ALTERNATIVE DESIGN
5.7 PURGING ARRANGEMENT
5.7.1 General
5.7.2 Smoke-spill fan
5.7.3 Return air fan
5.7.4 Supply air fan
5.7.5 Air-control damper
5.7.6 Fire damper
5.7.7 Operation under fire conditions
5.8 ZONE SMOKE CONTROL
5.8.1 General
5.8.2 Performance criteria
5.8.3 Basic requirements
5.8.4 Smoke-spill fan
5.8.5 Supply air fan
5.8.6 Air-control dampers
5.8.7 Air relief and make-up
5.8.8 Operation under fire conditions
SECTION 6 INDIVIDUAL AIR-HANDLING PLANTS-ZONE SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEM
6.1 APPLICATION
6.2 GENERAL
6.3 ALTERNATIVE DESIGN
6.4 PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
6.5 COMPONENTS WITHIN OTHER COMPARTMENTS
6.6 SMOKE-SPILL FANS
6.7 RETURN AIR SPILL AIR FANS
6.8 SPILL AIR RELIEF
6.9 SUPPLY AIR FAN
6.10 AIR-CONTROL DAMPERS
6.11 AIR RELIEF AND MAKE-UP
6.12 OPERATION IN THE EVENT OF FIRE
6.13 INDIVIDUAL AIR-HANDLING PLANTS INCORPORATING COMMON OUTDOOR AIR AND COMMON SPILL AIR...
6.13.1 General
6.13.2 Smoke-spill fan
6.13.3 Supply air fan
6.13.4 Fire isolation
6.13.5 Fire dampers
6.13.6 Subducts
SECTION 7 MISCELLANEOUS AIR-HANDLING SYSTEMS
7.1 APPLICATION
7.2 OBJECTIVES
7.3 GENERAL
7.4 EXHAUST SYSTEMS
7.4.1 Minor exhaust systems
7.4.2 Major exhaust systems
7.5 KITCHEN HOOD EXHAUST SYSTEMS
7.5.1 General
7.5.2 Common exhaust
7.5.3 Ductwork
7.5.4 Plant isolation
7.5.5 Fire dampers
7.5.6 Operation under fire conditions
7.6 CAR PARK VENTILATION SYSTEMS
7.6.1 General
7.6.2 Fire isolation
7.6.3 Control
7.6.4 Smoke detectors
7.6.5 Operation
7.7 SUPPLY AIR SYSTEMS
7.7.1 Minor supply air systems
7.7.2 Major supply air systems
SECTION 8 AIR PRESSURIZATION SYSTEMS FOR FIRE-ISOLATED EXITS
8.1 GENERAL
8.2 SCOPE
8.3 OBJECTIVE
8.4 DEEMED-TO-COMPLY SYSTEM
8.4.1 General
8.4.2 Performance criteria
8.4.3 Air pressurization fans
8.4.4 Pressure relief
8.4.5 Automatic smoke detectors
8.4.6 Electrical installation
8.4.7 Control and indication
8.4.8 Operation under fire conditions
8.4.9 Testing
8.5 ALTERNATIVE DESIGN
APPENDIX A - STAIR PRESSURIZATION COMMISSIONING TESTS
A1 GENERAL
A2 PROCEDURES
A3 PURGE SYSTEMS
A4 ZONE SYSTEMS
A5 RESTORATION TIME PERFORMANCE
A6 NOISE LEVEL MEASUREMENTS
A7 MEASUREMENT OF DOOR OPENING FORCE
A8 MEASUREMENT OF AIR VELOCITY THROUGH A DOORWAY
A8.1 Time average method
A8.2 Instantaneous readout average method
APPENDIX B - COMMENTARY TO SECTIONS 3 TO 8
SECTION 3 OPENINGS IN FIRE-RESISTING CONSTRUCTION
SECTION 4 SMOKE CONTROL
C4.2 SCOPE
C4.3 APPLICATION
C4.4 OBJECTIVES
C4.5 EXTERNAL OPENINGS FOR AIR INTAKE AND SMOKE SPILL
C4.5.1 Location of openings for air intake and outlets
C4.5.2 Discharge at various levels
C4.6 DIRECTION OF SPILL AIR FLOW UNDER SMOKE CONTROL CONDITIONS
C4.7 LOCATION OF SMOKE-SPILL AIR INLETS
C4.9 AIR-CONTROL DAMPERS
C4.10 NOISE
C4.11 FIRE-ISOLATED EXITS
C4.12 FIRE DOORS?PRESSURE DIFFERENTIALS
C4.13 SMOKE-SPILL FAN
C4.15 AUTOMATIC SMOKE DETECTORS
C4.15.1 Type
C4.15.2 Location
C4.15.4 Monitoring period
C4.15.5 Alarm zones
C4.15.6 Supply air smoke detector
C4.16 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
C4.16.1 Equipment
C4.16.2 Wiring
C4.17 CONTROL AND INDICATION
C4.18 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
C4.19 TESTING
C4.19.1 General
SECTION 5 CENTRAL AIR-HANDLING SYSTEMS
C5.3 FIRE ISOLATION
C5.3.1 Smoke-spill system
C5.3.2 Ducts within other compartments
C5.3.3 Smoke-spill shafts
C5.3.4 Entry of air into the smoke-spill system
C5.4 FIRE DAMPERS
C5.5 SUBDUCTS
C5.7 PURGING ARRANGEMENT
C5.7.2 Smoke-spill fans
C5.7.4 Supply air fan
C5.7.5 Air-control damper
C5.7.7 Operation under fire conditions
C5.8 ZONE SMOKE CONTROL
C5.8.2 Performance criteria
C5.8.4 Smoke-spill fan
C5.8.7 Air relief and make-up
C5.8.8 Operation under fire condi tions
SECTION 6 INDIVIDUAL AIR-HANDLING PLANTS-ZONE SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEMS
C6.4 PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
C6.5 COMPONENTS WITHIN OTHER COMPARTMENTS
C6.6 SMOKE-SPILL FANS
C6.8 SPILL AIR RELIEF
C6.9 SUPPLY AIR FAN
C6.10 AIR-CONTROL DAMPER
C6.11 AIR RELIEF AND MAKE-UP
C6.12 OPERATION IN THE EVENT OF FIRE
C6.13 INDIVIDUAL AIR-HANDLING PLANTS INCORPORATING COMMON OUTDOOR AIR AND COMMON SPILL AI...
SECTION 7 MISCELLANEOUS AIR-HANDLING SYSTEMS
C7.4 EXHAUST SYSTEMS
C7.5 KITCHEN HOOD EXHAUST SYSTEMS
C7.6 CAR PARK VENTILATION SYSTEMS
C7.7 SUPPLY AIR SYSTEMS
SECTION 8 AIR PRESSURIZATION SYSTEMS FOR FIRE-ISOLATED EXITS
  
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