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The Chemical Structure of a 30 cm Methanol Pool Fire

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Ryan Falkenstein-Smith, Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Anthony Hamins

Abstract

This study documents a series of time-averaged gas species measurements made along the centerline of a 30 cm methanol pool fires steadily burning in a quiescent environment. All gas species measurements are obtained using a Gas Chromatograph/ Mass Spectrometer System (GC/MS). Measurements were made at different heights along the centerline of the fire and repeated at least twice for each location. Gas species volume fractions were determined via the GC/MS using predetermined calibration factors. The gas species volume fractions are compared at different heights within the methanol fire.
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Fire and Materials

Citation

Falkenstein-Smith, R. , Sung, K. , Chen, J. and Hamins, A. (2020), The Chemical Structure of a 30 cm Methanol Pool Fire, Fire and Materials, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=928983 (Accessed July 22, 2024)

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Created April 24, 2020, Updated March 1, 2021