Numerical Simulation on Spreading Characteristic of Coach Fire


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The aim of this work is to study the burning characteristics of coach fire. With application of computational fluid dynamics (FDS software package), coach fires caused by arson are simulated under different ventilation conditions. Variation of heat release rate (HRR) and distribution of temperature are analyzed. Peak heat release rate of coach fire caused by arson in passenger carriage can reach about 24 MW and maximum temperature in the carriage is over 1000 °C. Results of this study can be referred for fire protection and rescue design of coach.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 518-523)

Edited by:

Reza Iranpour, Ji Zhao, Aijie Wang, Fenglin Yang and Xinyong Li




L. Yi and J. Chen, "Numerical Simulation on Spreading Characteristic of Coach Fire", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 518-523, pp. 1269-1272, 2012

Online since:

May 2012





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