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Fire Technology

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 252–258 | Cite as

Examination of electrical conductors following a fire

  • Bernard Béland
Article

Abstract

Electrical arcing under fire conditions is examined in this paper. It explains why arcs are started under fire conditions, while they are difficult to start under normal conditions.

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© The National Fire Protection Association 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard Béland
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of SherbrookeSherbrookeCanada

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