Effect of Ignition Location on Heat Release Rate of Burning Upholstered Furniture.
Effect of Ignition Location on Heat Release Rate of
Burning Upholstered Furniture.
Mitler, H. E.; Tu, K. M.
NISTIR 5499; September 1994.
National Institute of Standards and Technology. Annual
Conference on Fire Research: Book of Abstracts.
October 17-20, 1994, Gaithersburg, MD, 121-122 pp, 1994.
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fire research; furniture; upholstered furniture;
ignition; heat release rate
Upholstered furniture has long been identified as the
consumer product most frequently involved in home fires
which result in personal injury or death. Hence an
understanding of the way upholstered furniture performs
when ignited, is desirable.