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Radiant Ignition of Adjacent Upholstered Furniture: A Simple Approach. (Abstract/Presentation)


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Fleischmann, C. M.

NIST SP 998; May 2003.

Keywords:

fire growth; fire spread; upholstered furniture; radiant ignition; experiments; radiation modeling

Abstract:

This presentation describes the work in progress to predict the ignition of upholstered furniture. The efforts have focused in two major areas: how to best predict the radiation from the initial burning item and given the exposing heat flux, when will the adjacent upholstered furniture item ignite.