Heat: Heat conduction
Clive M. Countryman, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.), United States. Forest Service
Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station - Nature
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amount of heat burning fuel burning rate capacity of dense char layer chemical reactions combustible gases combustion process convection Cool the fuel cubic foot deeper layer dense fuels density duction fire control fire triangle firebrand firebreak flaming combustion flammable frequently stop burning fuel beds fuel burns fuel ignition fuel tempera fuel temperature GLOW COMBUSTIBLE heat capacity HEAT FUEL heat is applied heat production heat required heat source Heat—Its Role inch in diameter insulator large fuels usually largely controls fire larger fuels layer of char main flame wave moisture content Nature of Heat oxygen perature piece of fuel piece of wood pyrolysis layer moves pyrolyzed quantity of heat raise the temperature Role in Wildland scraped slow small fuels stop fire spread stop pyrolysis surface area thermal conductivity thin layer transfer by conduction transfer to unburned ture of gas unburned fuel unless heat water vapor wave that largely wildland fire wildland fuels increases