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Publication Citation: Modeling Study of the Behavior of Liquid Fire Suppression Agents in a Simulated Engine Nacelle

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Author(s): J W. Fleming; Jiann C. Yang;
Title: Modeling Study of the Behavior of Liquid Fire Suppression Agents in a Simulated Engine Nacelle
Published: May 06, 2004
Abstract: This paper reports a modeling study to determine the fire suppression potential for compounds based on their evaporation and transport behavior in a simulated engine nacelle. There is a high likelihood that low boiling point liquids will be required to provide fire protection in many scenarios, including engine nacelles. In such high, non-trivial flow environments, the performance of the suppression agent depends on a number of parameters including physical properties of the agent (heat capacity, boiling point, and heat of vaporization), the application temperature, and the flow-imposed time constraints for evaporation.
Conference: Halon Options Technical Working Conference, 14th
Proceedings: Proceedings HOTWC 2004
Pages: pp. 1 - 10
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Dates: May 4-6, 2004
Keywords: droplet;engine nacelle;evaporation;fire suppression;modeling;vapor loading
Research Areas: Building and Fire Research
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