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 nearly:
a. 1.3 min
b. 1.4 min
c. 2.0 min
d. 5.7 min
Solution | Posted 10/02/18
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