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Fire dynamics & science

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Publications

Chemical Structure of Medium-Scale Liquid Pool Fires

Author(s)
Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Anthony P. Hamins
This work documents a series of time-averaged local gas species measurements made throughout the centerline profile of 30 cm methanol, ethanol, and acetone pool

The Characteristics of a 1 m Methanol Pool Fire

Author(s)
Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Matthew F. Bundy, Anthony P. Hamins
A series of measurements was made to characterize the structure of a 1 m diameter methyl 12 alcohol (methanol; CH3OH) pool fire steadily burning with a constant

Tools and Instruments

Fire Calorimetry Database (FCD)

The National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) operates calorimeters to measure the heat and combustion products for fires in the range of 50 kW to 20,000 kW