Motivation for Studying Fires
Loss from fires can cost up to 1% of GDP for developing
A fire is an interesting dynamical system involving many
coupled, non-linear processes in thermal-fluid sciences
fluid dynamics (often turbulent)
MAE 457 HW #8: Post-Flashover Fires
Problem #1 Using Excel worksheet Compartment_fire.xlsm do the following:
a) Plot HRR (Qdot_C) and Tg for a fire load of 50 MJ/m^2 (low) using ventilation
factors of 0.02 (low) and 0.12 (h
FIRE SCIENCE & SAFETY ENGINEERING
MAE 457, Fall 2015
Tues. & Thurs. 8:00 9:20am
Dr. Paul E. DesJardin
645 - 1467
Mon. & Tues. 9:30-10:30 am or by appointment
Radiation Heat Transfer
0. L. Tien, K. Y. Lee, and A. J. Stretton
Researchers have become increasingly aware of the
role of thermal radiation in fires, and a significant amount
of recent research work has been publish
MAE 457 HW #3: Plumes and Pool Fires
Problem #1 Problem 4.2 from the text.
Problem #2 Problem 4.3 from the text.
Problem #3 Problem 4.4 from the text.
Problem #4 Problem 4.5 from the text.
Problem #5 Problem 4.6 from the te
MAE 457 HW #1: Reactive Thermo-chemistry
Problem #1 Problem 1.1 from text.
Problem #2 Problem 1.2 from text.
Problem #3 Determine the stoichiometric air-fuel ratio (mass) for propane (C3H8).
Problem #4 Propane burns in a pre
MAE 410/510 HW #2: Heat Transfer for Fires
Problem #1- Problem 2.3 from the text.
Problem #2 Problem 2.4 from the text.
Problem #3 Problem 2.10 from the text. Assume h=20 W/m^2-K and NOTE, x-axis on
Fig. 2.6(a) is alpha t /