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Qualitative Studies on Fire Safety

1.Describe a qualitative study related to "Fire Safety".
2.Which qualitative design would you use?
3.How will you make sure that the information you obtain is trustworthy?
4.How is trustworthiness in qualitative research similar and different from reliability and validity?
Please include a reference.

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Qualitative study
1.Describe a qualitative study related to "Fire Safety".
2.Which qualitative design would you use?
3.How will you make sure that the information you obtain is trustworthy?
4.How is trustworthiness in qualitative research similar and different from reliability and validity?
Please include a reference.

A qualitative study related to "Fire Safety" is the studies of fire safety in buildings that have a fire sprinklers. The objective of the studies is to demonstrate how buildings with fire sprinkler can prevent a fire. The study used different design methods in that it uses qualitative risk assessment, quantitative assessment with deterministic analysis, and quantitative assessment with probabilistic analysis. The study focuse on the design of "combustible linings in an apartment building," "extended travel distance to exits in building," "reduced fire rating on windows in office building," "combustible materials in apartment building," " combining trade-offs in office building." In a qualitative study, there must be a initial qualitative design review ( QDR) to establish "building and ...

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The qualitative study design process for fire safety focus on the design using fire engineering principles. Two common methods for fire safety designs are the analytical design. and the prescriptive design. Prescriptive designs are based on pre-established principles while analytical design tend to deviate from the established principles. Both designs are used in the qualitative study.

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