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The Proceedings of 11th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology

  • Comprises contributions by leading international researchers in the field of fire safety science and technology

  • Brings together papers presented at the 11th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (AOSFST 2018), Taipei, Taiwan

  • Focuses on new topics such as tunnel fire safety and management, fire investigation, and disaster prevention technologies for industrial fire science

Conference proceedings info: AOSFST 2018.

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Table of contents (79 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Fire Physics and Chemistry

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Fire Dynamics in Informal Settlement “Shacks”: Lessons Learnt and Appraisal of Fire Behavior Based on Full-Scale Testing

      • Richard Walls, Charles Kahanji, Antonio Cicione, Mariska Jansen van Vuuren
      Pages 15-27
    3. Influence of Initial Humidity on the Flame Propagation Rate of LPG/Air and LPG/O2/N2 Mixtures

      • Tomohiko Imamura, Masaya Ohtsuki, Shota Kumata, Yuki Furuya, Reito Ohno, Akira Tanaka et al.
      Pages 43-54
    4. Shape and Oscillation of Ethylene and Propane Laminar Diffusion Flames in Micro- and Normal Gravities

      • Luyao Zhao, Dan Zhang, Jingwu Wang, Jun Fang, Kaiyuan Li, Jinfu Guan et al.
      Pages 65-76
    5. Importance of Intersystem Crossing on Flammability Properties of Carbon Disulphide (CS2)

      • Zhe Zeng, Bogdan Z. Dlugogorski, Ibukun Oluwoye, Mohammednoor Altarawneh
      Pages 77-88
  3. Fire and Smoke Modeling and Experiment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89
    2. Side Wind Effect on the Flow Behavior of the Window Plume

      • Junmei Li, Yuhang Zhao, W. K. Chow, T. K. Yue
      Pages 103-111
    3. An Experimental Study on Pressurization Smoke Control System in Staircase

      • Hyun woo Park, Tomohiro Mitsumura, Yoshifumi Ohmiya, Masashi Kishiue, Wataru Takahashi
      Pages 141-153
  4. Human Behavior in Fire

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 209-209

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About this book

This book features selected papers from the 11th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (AOSFST 2018), held in Taipei, Taiwan. Covering the entire spectrum of fire safety science, it focuses on research on fires, explosions, combustion science, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, risk analysis and structural engineering, as well as other topics. Presenting advanced scientific insights, the book introduces and advances new ideas in all areas of fire safety science. As such it is a valuable resource for academic researchers, fire safety engineers, and regulators of fire, construction and safety authorities. Further it provides new ideas for more efficient fire protection.


Keywords

  • Fire Physics
  • Fire Chemistry
  • Fire Safety System
  • Fire Investigation
  • Fire Services
  • Tunnel Fire Safety
  • Tunnel Fire Management
  • Fire Safety Design and Codes
  • Fire Protection
  • Industrial Fire
  • quality control, reliability, safety and risk

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Fire Science, Central Police University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan

    Guan-Yuan Wu

  • National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

    Kuang-Chung Tsai

  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

    W. K. Chow

About the editors

Guan-Yuan Wu is a professor of the Department and Graduate School of Fire Science at Central Police University, Taiwan. His research interests include fire science and technology, and structural analysis.

Kuang-Chung Tsai is a professor at National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology. His research interests include fire safety engineering, building codes, and investigation of fire accidents.

Wan-Ki Chow is the Chair Professor of Architectural Science and Fire Engineering, Department of Building Services Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He was elected to be a Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences in December 2012; and appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2013.


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Buying options

eBook USD 299.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-32-9139-3
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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Softcover Book USD 379.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 379.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)