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Analysis of a Slug Calorimeter with a Curie Point

Author(s)
Jiann C. Yang, Thomas J. Ohlemiller
A lump-capacitance heat transfer model was developed to model the operation of a slug calorimeter constructed of metal with a Curie point. The resulting formula

The Thermal Character of a 1 m Methanol Pool Fire

Author(s)
Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Matthew F. Bundy, Marco G. Fernandez, Anthony P. Hamins
A series of measurements were made to investigate the thermal character of a 1 m diameter methyl alcohol (methanol; CH3OH) pool fire steadily burning with a

The Structure of Medium-Scale Pool Fires

Author(s)
Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Kimberly J. Harris, Anthony P. Hamins
This report documents a series of time-averaged gas species measurements made along the centerline of methanol, ethanol, and acetone pool fires steadily burning