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Learning Exercise

Material: Fire Behavior and Combustion
Submitted by: Steve Gervais on Aug 03, 2006
Date Last Modified: Aug 03, 2006
Title: Combustion in Natural Fires
Description: Assignments based from Principles of Fire Behavior by James G. Quintiere - Chapter
Type of Task: Individual
Topics: Combustion and flame types
Audience: College Lower Division
Prerequisites Skills: College algebra; Chemistry; Physics
Learning Objectives: Identify different forms of natural fire: diffusion flames, spontaneous ignition, smoldering, and premixed flames. Understand how a candle flame, a basic diffusion flame, works. Understand, from a quantitative view point, the natural forms of fire including aspects of size, shape, and speed
Text of Learning Exercise: 1. Define spontaneous ignition and smoldering combustion. 2. Explain how a candle flame works. 3. Describe, from a quantitative viewpoint, the natural forms of life including aspects of size, shape and speed.
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