Modeling the Heat Release Rate of Aircraft Cabin Panels. Final Report.
Modeling the Heat Release Rate of Aircraft Cabin Panels.
Parker, W. J.; Filipczak, R.
DOT/FAA/CT-92/3; ACD-240; 52 p. February 1993.
Sponsor:Federal Aviation Administration, Atlantic City
International Airport, NJ
Available from: National Technical Information Service
aircraft compartments; heat release rate; calorimeters;
A computer model was developed to calculate the heat
release rate of aircraft cabin composite panels based on
the panel's thermophysical, chemical, and geometric
properties. The model calculates the temperature
through the panel as a function of time and uses this
along with measured kinetic constants to deduce mass
loss rate which is multiplied by the heat of combustion
of the volatiles. The calculated results are in general
agreement with the measured heat release obtained from
the Ohio State University (OSU) calorimeter.