Heat Release Methods

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20377131
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleResearch Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. RR-186
Physical description8 p.
AbstractHeat release rate is one of the main inputs to zone and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) fire models. It defines the fire size and its growth. This report presents the various methods found in the literature that have been used to predict the heat release rate. These methods are also grouped in the heat release rate tool (HRRTool) that is being developed in the Fire Research Program at the Institute for Research in Construction. HRRTool allows the user to select the method of choice and generate the heat release data in the format required for input in CFD and zone fire models.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-16717
NPARC number20377131
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Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2017-06-15
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