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Author Søgaard, Ingmar
Title Fire Safety
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2009
©2009
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Descript 1 online resource (147 pages)
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Series Safety and Risk in Society
Safety and Risk in Society
Note Intro -- FIRE SAFETY -- FIRE SAFETY -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- SMOKE AND FIRE DYNAMICS IN ATRIA AND LARGE ENCLOSURES: AN OVERVIEW -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. ATRIUM DEFINITION -- 3. ATRIUM TYPOLOGY -- 4. ATRIUM FIRE DYNAMICS AND SAFETY PROBLEMS -- 5. FIRE STRATEGIES AND DESIGN -- 6. COMPUTER MODELLING -- 7. SPRINKLERS AND SMOKE DETECTORS -- 8. THE PROCESS OF SMOKE FILLING -- 9. NATURAL VENTING OF SMOKE -- 10. MECHANICAL VENTING OF SMOKE -- 11. SPILL PLUME DYNAMICS -- 12. CURRENT DESIGN TRENDS IN FIRE SAFETY -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- A BRIEF REVIEW ON APPLYING COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS IN BUILDING FIRE HAZARD ASSESSMENT -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. LITERATURE REVIEW -- 3. TURBULENCE MODEL -- Reynolds Averaging of Navier-Stokes Equation (RANS) -- Large Eddy Simulation (LES) -- 4. DISCRETIZATION OF THE CONSERVATION EQUATIONS: FINITE VOLUME METHOD -- 5. VELOCITY-PRESSURE LINKED EQUATIONS -- 6. COMBUSTION AND MODELLING OF THE HEAT RELEASED -- 7. THE FIRE DYNAMICS SIMULATOR -- 8. VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION -- 9. APPLICATION TO FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING -- 10. AN EXAMPLE -- 11. FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS -- 12. FREE BOUNDARY CONDITIONS -- 13. CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- SIMPLIFIED ASSESSMENT OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES TO PREVENT FIRE ESCALATION INVOLVING PRESSURIZED VESSELS -- ABSTRACT -- NOMENCLATURE -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. FIREBALL AND BLEVE HAZARD FOR PRESSURIZED VESSELS -- 3. ESTIMATION OF DOMINO ESCALATION PROBABILITY -- 4. ESTIMATION OF VESSEL TIME TO FAILURE -- 4.1. Modeling Approach to Time to Failure Calculation -- 4.2. The Lumped Model -- 4.3. THE FINITE ELEMENT MODEL (FEM) -- 4.3. LUMPED MODEL VALIDATION -- 4.4. SIMPLIFIED CORRELATIONS FOR TTF ESTIMATION -- 5. ESCALATION THRESHOLDS AND ESCALATION PROBABILITY -- 5.1. Assessment of Escalation Thresholds and Probabilities -- 5.2. Effect of Passive Protection Systems
6. CONCLUSIONS -- 7. REFERENCES -- FIRE SAFETY OF OLDER CHINESE MIGRANTS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- METHODS -- Recruitment Procedure -- Instrument -- Statistical Analysis -- RESULTS -- DISCUSSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- THE USE OF EGRESS/PEDESTRIAN SIMULATION MODELS AS TECHNOLOGICAL TOOLS TO PROVIDE THE SAFETY OF OCCUPANTS UNDER EMERGENCY SITUATIONS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION - THE USE OF EGRESS/PEDESTRIAN MODELS -- 2. BRIEF DISCUSSION ON FIRE SAFETY CODES -- 3. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SOME EGRESS/PEDESTRIAN MODELS -- 3.1. SIMULEX [9] -- 3.2. STEPS [10] -- 4. EXPERIENCE IN DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING THE PERFORMANCE-BASED CODES AND ITS IMPACT ON THE USE AND DEVELOPMENT OF EGRESS/PEDESTRIAN MODELS -- 5. REFERENCES -- FIRE DURING TRANSFER OF LPG FROM THE ROAD TANKER TO HORTON SPHERE - RUPTURE OF THE HOSE ATTACHED TO THE MANIFOLD -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- THE INCIDENCE -- TRANSFER THROUGH LPG COMPRESSOR -- TANK TRUCK UNLOADING OPERATIONS -- Preparation within Plant -- PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN TRANSFER OPERATIONS -- LESSON LEARNED -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- FIRE ACCIDENT AT A REFINERY IN INDIA: THE CAUSES AND THE LESSON LEARNT -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- THE EVENT -- IMMEDIATE CAUSE -- CONSEQUENCES OF THE INCIDENT -- EMERGENCY MEASURES TAKEN -- RECOMMENDATIONS -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
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Link Print version: Søgaard, Ingmar Fire Safety New York : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated,c2009 9781607414902
Subject Fire prevention.;Fire protection engineering.;Fires
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Alt Author Krogh, Hans
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