1st Edition

Special Problems in Fire Protection Engineering

By Paul DeCicco Copyright 2002
    196 Pages
    by Routledge

    196 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.a

    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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