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1-24 of 46 results for discipline "Fire Behavior and Combustion"

"The CSB's final written report on the tragedy, which killed two emergency responders and two propane technicians, was... see more

This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and how they are controlled.

The anatomy of the disaster at the BP refinery. Management and technical problems are highlighted. Factors that are... see more

Video and data files from NIST tests.  source code for FastLite or other fire programs that need a fire descriptor. ... see more

The purpose of this web page is to present the results of fire experiments performed at BFRL in several different... see more

"the video includes a new four-minute 3-D computer animation depicting the first explosion – known as a “primary event” –... see more

"Each year in North America, more than 100,000 home fires start in the kitchen, killing hundreds of people and injuring... see more

Fire and Sprinkler Demonstration Video -- This is a good demo to show flash over and the effectiveness of a residential... see more

These videos which have been produced by Kansas State University are excellent and inexpensive resources

This article covers the problems and solutions to fire spread through concealed spaces.  Builing designs oftern require... see more

People who know fire also know that fires depicted in movies and television for entertainment can leave the wrong... see more

This is a flashover simulation at the NYSFA for Fire/Arson Investigation Course.  Clearly shows radiative heat transfer.

Fire protection and response personnel must be able to understand fire physics if they want to be able to properly apply... see more

"In 1996, more than 3,000 people in the United States died due to fires in their homes. Residential fire sprinkler... see more

A video by the local emergency management office of a fire and explosion at an oil storage facility.

Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet.  "In the aftermath of the grain elevator explosion in south central Kansas on Monday,... see more

"Spontaneous ignition is a possible cause of unwanted fire. It is a complex phenomenon of combustible material ignited by... see more

"The paper describes an approach to predicting gas explosion loads and response which has been developed for offshore... see more

An avi file showing the spread of a fire that starts in a typical room.

An article on preventing dust. Excerpted from a book "Guidelines for handling Powders and Bulk Solids" published by... see more

You tube video of the August 10, 2008 as taken by some amatuer videographers. Their speculation and comentrary give a... see more

This presentation provides a refresher on basic ventilation techniques used by the fire service. It covers basic... see more

"Nine hours into a fire involving 40 vertical storage tanks burning at a wholesale chemical distribution center,... see more