Faculty Advisor

Ault, Holly Keyes

Project Center

Melbourne, Australia


The purpose of this report is to investigate and advise on the safety, regulation and procedures relevant to the use of fog security systems in greater Melbourne, Victoria. The project evaluates existing literature pertaining to these devices such as building and fire codes, incident reports, and manufacturer information, as well as interviews with emergency services personnel, system installers, and users of these systems. From these sources, this report is written as a comprehensive outlook on the safety of these systems as well as recommendations in the best interests of the fire brigade, community and manufacturers.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

March 2008

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering