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Model of Multiroom Fire Spread.

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Author(s)

T Tanaka

Abstract

Some refinements have been made on a multi-room fire sread model. The primary improvements are: (a) that a model on excess fuel burning in arbitrary room has been introduced; (b) that a model for the prediction of gas concentrations has been added; (c) that subroutine ABSORB, which was created by Modak, has been introduced to predict the upper layer emissivity; (d) that a new fire plume model developed by McCaffrey has been included to remove the inaccureacy and inplausibility of a vertical point heat source plime model; and (e) that the code has been revised so that it can deal with tall buildings with somewhat less computer memory size.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) -

Keywords

compartment fires, computer programs, fire models, fire plumes, fire spread, high rise buildings, multiroom fires

Citation

Tanaka, T. (1983), Model of Multiroom Fire Spread., NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=104019 (Accessed June 17, 2024)

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Created July 1, 1983, Updated February 19, 2017