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Vehicle Fire Suppression Research Needs



Anthony P. Hamins


This report identifies research needs in automotive fire protection. The work focuses on the problem of post-collision vehicle fires. Recent fire suppression research is cited with special attention given to results cited in the scientific literature as well as relevant unreviewed manufacturer information.The report is broken into several sections that includes background information on the post-collision vehicle fire problem, a summary of previous suppression research in vehicles, recent fire suppression research in general and specific suggestions for further post-collision vehicle fire suppression research. References are listed at the end of the document.
Vehicle Fire Suppression Research Needs


automobiles, fire suppression, research needs, vehicles


Hamins, A. (2007), Vehicle Fire Suppression Research Needs, Vehicle Fire Suppression Research Needs, [online], (Accessed May 23, 2024)


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Created March 1, 2007, Updated February 17, 2017