1st Edition

Computer Application in Fire Protection Engineering

Edited By Paul DeCicco Copyright 2001
    166 Pages
    by Routledge

    166 Pages
    by Routledge

    A collection of papers that address such issues as model limits and reliability, emerging expert systems and integrated gas and solid phase combustion simulation models.


    Critical Review of Fire-Dedicated Thermal Structural Computer Programs P. J. E. Sullivan, M. J. Terro, and W. A. Morris

    Reliability and Computer Models Alan N. Beard

    The Potential of Expert Systems in Fire Safety Evaluation H. A. Donegan, and I. R. Taylor

    A Model of Instability and Flashover Alan Beard, Dougal Drysdale, Paul Holborn, and Steven Bishop

    Causal Probabilistic Networks with Learning: A Diagnosis Decisional Tool F. Casciati and L. Faravelli

    Limitations of Fire Models Alan N. Beard

    The Numerical Simulation of Fire Spread within a Compartment Using an Integrated Gas and Solid Phase Combustion Model F. Jia, E. R. Galea, and M. K. Patel

    Numerical Modeling of Radiative Heat Transfer in Integrated CFD Fire Modeling E. P. Keramida, N. N. Souris, A. G. Boudouvis, and N. C. Markatos


    Paul R. DeCicco is Professor Emeritus at the Polytechnic University (New York) where he taught courses in Civil and Fire Protection Engineering and has served as Director of the Center for Fire Research.