An Introduction to Fire Dynamics, Third Edition by Dougal Drysdale(auth.)

By Dougal Drysdale(auth.)

Content material:
Chapter 1 hearth technological know-how and Combustion (pages 1–34):
Chapter 2 warmth move (pages 35–82):
Chapter three Limits of Flammability and Premixed Flames (pages 83–119):
Chapter four Diffusion Flames and fireplace Plumes (pages 121–179):
Chapter five regular Burning of beverages and Solids (pages 181–223):
Chapter 6 Ignition: The Initiation of Flaming Combustion (pages 225–275):
Chapter 7 unfold of Flame (pages 277–315):
Chapter eight Spontaneous Ignition inside Solids and Smouldering Combustion (pages 317–348):
Chapter nine The Pre?Flashover Compartment hearth (pages 349–386):
Chapter 10 The Post?Flashover Compartment fireplace (pages 387–439):
Chapter eleven Smoke: Its Formation, Composition and stream (pages 441–474):

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Thus, conduction determines the rate of heat flow in and through solids. It is important in problems relating to ignition and spread of flame over combustible solids (Chapters 6 and 7), and to fire resistance, where knowledge of heat transfer through compartment boundaries and into elements of the structure is required (Chapter 10). , cooling by directing a flow of cold air over the surface of a hot solid). It occurs at all stages in a fire but is particularly important early on when thermal radiation levels are low.

Concentrations of CO2 and CO are much easier to determine as the ‘zero value’ is vanishingly small. 2). While this discussion has focused on the determination of rate of heat release, it should be noted that measurements obtained in the cone calorimeter (and the FTA) can be used to calculate an effective heat of combustion of the fuel (kJ/g) simply as the ratio of the total heat release (kJ) to the total mass loss (g). e. , PMMA) but is not the case for char-forming materials such as wood. 2). , 2009).

While it is probable that all three contribute in every fire, it is often found that one predominates at a given stage, or in a given location. Thus, conduction determines the rate of heat flow in and through solids. It is important in problems relating to ignition and spread of flame over combustible solids (Chapters 6 and 7), and to fire resistance, where knowledge of heat transfer through compartment boundaries and into elements of the structure is required (Chapter 10). , cooling by directing a flow of cold air over the surface of a hot solid).

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