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PHI-Meter: A Fuel-Independent Instrument for Monitoring Combustion Equivalence Ratio.


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Mulholland, G. W.; Babrauskas, V.; Parker, W. J.; Twilley, W. H.

NISTIR 5499; September 1994.

National Institute of Standards and Technology. Annual Conference on Fire Research: Book of Abstracts. October 17-20, 1994, Gaithersburg, MD, 159-160 pp, 1994.

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National Technical Information Service
Order number: PB95-104964

Keywords:

fire research; combustion; carbon monoxide; equations; instruments

Abstract:

Gaseous carbon monoxide is mainly responsible for deaths due to unwanted fires. This has been a major difficulty to specialists in fire protection engineering, since quantitative methods for predicting CO yields from building fires have not been available.