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Techniques for Fire Detection.


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Bukowski, R. W.

NASA CP-2476;

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Spacecraft Fire Safety. Proceedings of a Workshop. NASA Conference Publication 2476. August 20-21, 1986, Cleveland, OH, Margle, J. M.; Friedman, R., Editor(s)(s), 9-29 pp, 1986.

Sponsor:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC

Keywords:

fire detection; fire detectors; combustion; smoke; heat detection; flame detectors; fire models

Abstract:

This paper discusses fire signatures associated with detection devices, the transport processes, the operating characteristics of individual types of detectors, and a vulnerability analysis using predictive fire modeling techniques as a means of establishing the necessary response of the detection system to provide the level of protection required.