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Fire Technology

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 98–119 | Cite as

Estimating room temperatures and the likelihood of flashover using fire test data correlations

  • B. J. McCaffrey
  • J. G. Quintiere
  • M. F. Harkleroad
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Abstract

A simple procedure is presented for estimating room temperature and the likelihood of the occurrence of flashover in an enclosure. The engineer can use the results for quantitative estimations of the effects of building design and fire load, on the tendency for flashover as defined by a temperature limit.

Keywords

Heat Transfer Coefficient Energy Release Rate Heat Release Rate Fire Technology Fire Growth 
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© The National Fire Protection Association 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. J. McCaffrey
  • J. G. Quintiere
  • M. F. Harkleroad

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