Whitepaper: High-Rise Building Evacuation

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End Notes
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ii "Most Active: Cities Worldwide." Emporis. 14 July 2004. .
iii "Basic Definition." Emporis. 16 July 2004. .
iv "OSHA Fact Sheet: Evacuating High-Rise Buildings." Occupational Safety & Health Administration. 16 July 2004. .
v Schirmer Engineering Corporation. 16 July 2004. .
vi "Skyscraper Safety." CBS News. 12 December 2001. .
vii "High-Rise Building Fires." Firefighting & Emergency Operations. v2. Book 4. June 2002. Fire & Rescue Departments of Northern Virginia. .
viii Siikonen, Marja-Liisa; Kim Barlund; Risto Kontturi. "Transportation Design for Building Evacuation." 2003. Kone Corporation. 1.
ix Farrell, Jennifer. "Flashover in Florida High-Rise Fire." 16 October 2002. St. Petersburg Times. .
x Routley, Gordon J., Charles Jennings, & Mark Chubb. "High-Rise Office Building Fire: One Meridian Plaza Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (February 23, 1991)." United States Fire Administration Technical Report Series. Federal Emergency Management Agency. .
xi Proulx, G. "Highrise Evacuation: A Questionable Concept." National Research Council Canada, Institute for Research in Construction. March 2001. 10.
xii Dunn, Vincent. "High-Rise Fires." FDNY Homepage Newsletter. August 2000. .
xiii Grimwood, Paul. "Operational Aspects of High-Rise Firefighting." Firetactics.com. 16 March 2003. .
xiv "Executive Summary." World Trade Center Building Performance Study. FEMA. .

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