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Using Sensor Signals to Analyze Fires



William D. Davis


An algorithm is developed that predicts the concentration of smoke and gases such as carbon monoxide in the ceiling jet produced by an axisymmetric fire. A sensor-driven fire model is described and is used to predict the fire hazards in a two-level townhouse containing a flashover fire.
The Fire Protection Research Foundation


ceiling jets, fire detectors, fire experiments, fire models, fire prediction, zone models


Davis, W. (2002), Using Sensor Signals to Analyze Fires, The Fire Protection Research Foundation, [online], (Accessed June 23, 2024)


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Created January 25, 2002, Updated February 17, 2017