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Effects of Inlets on Natural Fire Vents

An Experimental Study

by Bengt Hagglund

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

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  • Science/Mathematics

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11100100M
    ISBN 100788137298
    ISBN 109780788137297


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Effects of Inlets on Natural Fire Vents by Bengt Hagglund Download PDF EPUB FB2

In particular, the effects of dividing into two reservoirs by a smoke curtain were considered where the inflow of air into the fire reservoir was provided by the ceiling vents of the adjacent reservoir. The tendencies of the effects of inlets on fire vents traced from the experimental work are described in the report.

MAY0 LYKES. The development of thermal and gas species profiles in different fire scenarios was examined. Both natural and forced ventilation experiments were conducted with different ventilation rates.

Natural ventilation rates were changed by varying the vent size and geometry, and forced ventilation rates were changed mechanically.

Abstract. The effects of air inlet configuration on pool fire behavior in a mechanically ventilated cabin were investigated. The closed cabin used was a model of a certain machinery cabin on a naval ship. Two air inlet configurations of one vent and two vents were taken into account together with five different elevations of air by: 2.

The effect of the external wind speed and fire size on the vent flow will be simulated. The conditions with and without wind, and fire size of 5 MW. The effects of air inlet configuration on pool fire behavior in a mechanically ventilated cabin were investigated.

The closed cabin used was a model of a. System layout and component selection — the designer will then lay out the airflow paths from inlet to outlet that will achieve the desired airflow objective (e.g.

for the purpose of infection control and thermal comfort) and then select the types of airflow components (e.g. windows, doors, vents, solar chimneys) that will provide the desired Cited by: The influence of the inlet temperature, humidity and inlet positions on the temperature field and humidity distribution in the chamber is analyzed in detail.

The variation of the average RH values under different inlet vent positions and humidity uniformities of RH Cited by: 5. This is the consequence of two mechanisms induced by inlet valve closure, first, cut-off of air feeding the lower part of the vessel, and second, shut off of dynamic fresh airflow directed towards the pool fire.

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2-Way Actuated Attic Inlet - Galvanized Frame $ Galvanized Inlet Door, " x ". The inlet location may be dictated either by roadway elements, hydraulic requirements, or both. Inlets should be placed upstream of roadway elements such as sags, street intersections, gore islands (see Figure ), super elevation transitions, driveways, cross-walks, and curb ramps (see Bypass Flow Design Approach).

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the performance of the regulator. To combat the effects of droop, a method called “boost” is employed. A better understanding of these principles will follow in the next section.

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