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Fire Technology

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 52–58 | Cite as

Room flashover— Scaling of fire conditions

  • T. E. Waterman
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Abstract

The author reports on the second phase of a three-phase program that is intended to provide a means for predicting flashover during fire buildup in a room. Phase 2 covers the development of scaling relations and the determination of a useful minimum size model.

Keywords

Full Scale Carbon Dioxide Concentration Fire Technology Fuel Supply Fuel Flow 
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© The National Fire Protection Association 1969

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