1. What is meant by the term compartmentation? Descibe the various reasons that it may be incorporated into a building and the effects it will have on a fire in that building.
2. List SIX materials which may be used for load bearing colums in buildings and summarise their fire ratelated properties.
3. Describe with reference to relevat local or national standard the method of testing these structural elements
4. Door self closing devices may be used for actuating the closure of fire resisting doors. Descibe with the aid of sketches the various door closing mechanism and automatic hold open devices that can be used indicating their advantages and disadvantages