Book 2008

Progress in Scale Modeling

Summary of the First International Symposium on Scale Modeling (ISSM I in 1988) and Selected Papers from Subsequent Symposia (ISSM II in 1997 through ISSM V in 2006)


ISBN: 978-1-4020-8681-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-8682-3 (Online)

Table of contents (39 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XLVIII

  2. Fire & Explosion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-3

    2. Chapter

      Pages 5-16

      A Reduced Scale-Modeling Study on Wind and Smoke Interaction at a Refuge Floor in a High-Rise Building

    3. Chapter

      Pages 17-27

      Flame Spread over Polymer-Insulated Wire in Sub-Atmospheric Pressure: Similarity to Microgravity Phenomena

    4. Chapter

      Pages 29-37

      Mechanistic Aspects of the Scaling of Fires and Explosions

    5. Chapter

      Pages 39-60

      Modeling and Scaling Laws for Large Fires

    6. Chapter

      Pages 61-73

      Modeling of Gas Explosion Phenomena

    7. Chapter

      Pages 75-83

      Period for Spontaneous Ignition of a Refuse Derived Fuel Pile

    8. Chapter

      Pages 85-97

      Pressure Scaling of Fire Dynamics

    9. Chapter

      Pages 99-107

      Scale Effects on Flame Structure in Medium-Size Pool Fires

    10. Chapter

      Pages 109-120

      Scale Model Reconstruction of Fire in an Atrium

    11. Chapter

      Pages 121-132

      Scale Modeling of Quasi-Steady Wood Crib Fires in Enclosures

    12. Chapter

      Pages 133-147

      Scale Modeling of Puffing Frequencies in Pool Fires Related with Froude Number

    13. Chapter

      Pages 149-162

      Scaling Sub-Surface Layer Circulation Induced by Pulsating Flame Spread over Liquid Fuels

  3. Combustion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-167

    2. Chapter

      Pages 169-178

      Microgravity Droplet Combustion: An Inverse Scale Modeling Problem

    3. Chapter

      Pages 179-195

      Modeling of Combustion Phenomena

    4. Chapter

      Pages 197-202

      Molecular Diffusion Time and Mass Consumption Rate in Flames

    5. Chapter

      Pages 203-209

      Nitric-Oxide Emissions Scaling of Buoyancy-Dominated Oxygen-Enriched Methane Turbulent-Jet Diffusion Flames

    6. Chapter

      Pages 211-222

      Numerical Simulations of Methane Diffusion Flame with Burner Rotation

    7. Chapter

      Pages 223-233

      Numerical Study of the Effect of Model Scaling on Mixing and Flame Development in a Wake Flow Field

    8. Chapter

      Pages 235-245

      Scale Model Flames for Determining the Heat Release Rate from Burning Polymers

    9. Chapter

      Pages 247-256

      Scale Modeling of Magnetocombustion Phenomena

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