TITLE

Study Analyzes Fire Spread in Tunnels

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jun2006, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study conducted by author Richard O. Carvel which analyzes fire spread in tunnels in the U.S. The study is aimed to understand the conditions that trigger the occurrence of fire spread between vehicles in a tunnel fire. The study found out that fire spread is dependent on the sizes and distances of cars in the tunnel.
ACCESSION #
21387161

 

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