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Computations of Inhibition Effectiveness of Halogenated Compounds in Premixed Flames (NISTIR 5904)

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Author(s)

Valeri I. Babushok, T Noto, Anthony P. Hamins, Wing Tsang

Abstract

The burning velocity is an important parameter which characterizes the inhibition efficiency of halon-containing additives employed as flame retardants. The burning velocity decreased with increasing inhibitor concentration. Rosser et al. studied experimentally the inhibition effect of different additives on methane flames and found that the burning velocity decreased linearly with increasing additive concentration for concentrations less than 0.5% by volume. In addition, Rosser et al. used the parameter [see report] as a measure of inhibition efficiency.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5904
Report Number
5904

Keywords

fire research, fire science, premixed flames, halogenated compounds, burning velocity, flame structure

Citation

Babushok, V. , Noto, T. , Hamins, A. and Tsang, W. (1996), Computations of Inhibition Effectiveness of Halogenated Compounds in Premixed Flames (NISTIR 5904), NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.5904 (Accessed February 25, 2024)
Created October 1, 1996, Updated November 10, 2018