Special Problems in Fire Protection Engineering
Paul R. DeCicco
Baywood Pub., 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 191 pages
Features papers directed to fire protection in various environments other than building structures including fuel transporting vehicles, spacecraft, a sports arena, an offshore oil rig and propane fueling bus facilities.
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Alamodome ambient areas atrium atrium height axial forces behavior BOCA code building calculated ceiling level characteristics circulation compressed natural gas concentration corridor density detection detectors dimensionless effect engulfing fires entrainment environment equation experimental expert system facility factors field level fire district fire ignition fire protection engineering fire safety fire source flammability limit flammable fresh water FSMS fuel system fusible plug devices fusible plugs garage heat induced air initial injected salt water Low Ambulatory maintenance mass flux Maximum Risk mechanism melting temperature methane Moderate modified method natural gas fueled NFPA number of fusible offshore Piper Alpha pressure relief relief valve risk assessment salt water current salt water layer salt water simulation scale SCFM shown in Figure smoke movement Space Station Freedom spacecraft storage thermal vapor vehicles ventilation venting vertical viable system Viable System Model wall temperatures