Application of numerical techniques to study fire growth and smoke movement in an atrium

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Conference2006 Combustion Institute/Canadian Section Sprng Technical Meeting: 14 May 2006, Waterloo, ON.
Pages16; # of pages: 6
AbstractTo evaluate the merits of the different methods of simulating fire dynamics, this paper presents a computational study of fire growth and smoke movement in a mechanically exhausted atrium. The numerical results were obtained using three approaches: simple correlations, zone modeling, and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) technique. This paper compares the predictions of the various numerical models with the experimental data obtained in a series of tests conducted at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to investigate the effectiveness of smoke management systems in large spaces.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number45618
NPARC number20377676
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