CFD simulations for fully-developed fires in a room under different ventilation conditions

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Conference16th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada: 09 June 2008, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Pages19; # of pages: 9
Subjectcombustion, computational fluid dynamics, fire dynamics simulator (FDS), design fire, ventilation-controlled fire, fuel-controlled fire, heat release rate, burning rate; Design fires/Fire modeling
AbstractFire experiments were designed for studying the characteristics of fires in rooms under different ventilation conditions. Parameters such as heat release rate, fuel total mass loss, temperature, airflow distribution, and fire duration were used to determine the effect of different ventilation schemes on fire dynamics. The fuel package consisted of a mock-up sofa made of polyurethane foam and two wood cribs placed under it to provide additional fuel load to sustain a fully-developed fire. The Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) Version 5 was used to conduct the numerical simulations.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number50570
NPARC number20378053
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