Analytic System for the Measurement of Relative Fire Hazard (mercantile Classes) ...

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Page 3 - Absorbed exposure, consisting of the proportion of radiated hazard absorbed by an exposed risk. "c. Transmitted exposure, or the proportion of the hazard a risk absorbs from one side, that is transmitted by it to a risk on the other side.
Page 3 - External exposures are classified under three heads, namely: " (a) Radiated Exposure, consisting of the proportion of its own hazard a risk radiates toward exposed risks; (b) Absorbed Exposure, consisting of the proportion of the...
Page 3 - ... to select some ratio of the hazard of the exposing risk as a standard. " In selecting any standard of measurement, it is proper to choose that which is most generally available and most free from change. These qualities are found in the greatest degree, perhaps, in the exposure of frame buildings by frame buildings. In existing tariffs, there is substantial agreement in granting that a frame building transmits all the exposure radiated towards it by other contiguous frames, and while there is...

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