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Special Problems in Fire Protection Engineering

1st Edition

By Paul R DeCicco


196 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

Modeling the Effects of Temperature Sensitive Pressure Relief Devices on Tankers Exposed to Engulfing Fires A. Michael Birk

Practical Engineering for New Fire Protection Problems: An Application to Natural Gas Fueled Bus Facilities Ralph Kerwin, and Thomas J. Forsythe

Background on Facilities Modification for Natural Gas Fueled Bus Use: Part 2 Thomas J. Forsythe and Ralph Kerwin

Characteristics of Natural Gas Leaks in Bus Garages Pasquale M. Sforza, and Herbert Fox

Expert Systems Applied to Spacecraft Fire Safety Richard L. Smith, and Takashi Kashiwagi

Assessing Community Fire Risk: A Decision Analysis Based Approach Abel A. Fernandez, Derya A. Jacobs, Paul R, Kauffman, Charles B. Keating, and Dennis C. Sizemore

Calculation of Axial Forces Generated in Restrained Pin Ended Steel Columns Subjected to High Temperatures F. A. Ali and D. J. O'Connor

A Case Study of Fire Protection in Large Stadia: The San Antonio Alamodome Glenn P. Corbett

A Systematic Approach to Fire Safety Offshore J. Santos Reyes, A. N. Beard and P. J. Clark

Salt Water Simulation of the Fire Smoke Movement in an Atrium Building H. P. Zhang, W. C. Fan. T. J. Shields, and G. Silcock

Salt Water Simulation of the Movement Characteristics of Smoke and Induced Air in a Room-Corridor Building H. P. Zhang, W. C. Fan, T. J. Shields, G. Silcock

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