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FDS simulations and modelling efforts of travelling fires in a large elongated compartment

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProc. 15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science & Engineering
PublisherInterscience Communications Ltd
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jul 2019
Event15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science & Engineering
- Royal Holloway College, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Jul 20193 Jul 2019
http://www.intersciencecomms.co.uk/html/conferences/Interflam/if19/if19cfp.htm

Conference

Conference15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science & Engineering
Abbreviated titleInterflam 2019
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period1/07/193/07/19
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Abstract

The present paper investigates a travelling fire scenario in an elongated structure (18 m x 6 m x 3 m) with a controlled fire source of six pans filled with diesel pools (4 m x 0.5 m). The fire spread is controlled manually by initiating fires subsequently in the pools. Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) is used to a-priori investigate variations in geometry, material data and fire load whereas simulations using the final design were performed after the test. The input to the model beside fire source and geometry are thermal material data. The FDS simulation were used to determine the appropriate size of the downstands (2 m from the ceiling in the final design) on the side to create a sufficiently one-dimensional fire spread. The post test simulations indicate that although there are a lot of variations not included in the model similar results were obtained as in the test.

Event

15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science & Engineering

1/07/193/07/19

London, United Kingdom

Event: Conference

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