If, during a fire, a total occupant load of 185 people are exiting through a building's main entry (a 7-foot double door with an effective width of 6.5 ft) and the density near the main exit door results in about 0.25 persons/sqft, the time (in minutes) it would take for all of these occupants to exit the main doors is most
a. 1.3 min
b. 1.4 min
c. 2.0 min
d. 5.7 min
Solution | Posted 09/22/20
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