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The equations of motion for thermally driven, buoyant flows
In this paper a set of approximate equations is derived which is applicable to very nonadiabati c, nondissipative, buoyant flows of a perfect gas. The flows are assumed to be generated by a heatExpand
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Experimental and theoretical investigation of heat and mass transfer processes during wood pyrolysis
Abstract Thermal decomposition of 25.4 mm diameter dry wood spheres is studied both experimentally and theoretically. Wood spheres were pyrolyzed in a vertical tube furnace at temperatures rangingExpand
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Fire Dynamics Simulator (Version 2) -- Technical Reference Guide | NIST
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Fire Induced Flow Field - Theory And Experiment
An experimental technique is described for accurately measuring the steady-state fuel consumption rates in small scale pool fires, less than 7 cm in diameter. The iechnique is applied to studyingExpand
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A simplified model for soot formation and oxidation in CFD simulation of non-premixed hydrocarbon flames
Abstract A new approach to modeling soot formation and oxidation in non-premixed hydrocarbon flames has been developed and subjected to an initial calibration. The model considers only the phenomenaExpand
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Large eddy simulations of smoke movement
An approach to field modeling of fire phenomena in enclosures is presented. The conservation equations of mass, momentum and energy are calculated with sufficient temporal and spatial resolution toExpand
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Microgravity smolder spread over a thin cellulosic fuel was studied with the Radiative Ignition and Transition to Spread Investigation (RITSI) apparatus in the Glovebox Facility on the STS-75 USMP-3Expand
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Simulation of aerosol agglomeration in the free molecular and continuum flow regimes
Abstract The formation of high temperature aerosol agglomerates is simulated by following the Langevin trajectory of each particle with the boundary condition that the particles stick upon collision.Expand
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Fire-Driven Flows in Enclosures
A two-dimensional Boussinesq model describing heat-driven, buoyant convection in a polygonal enclosure is presented. The hydrodynamic model is based on the time-dependent Navier-Stokes equations withExpand
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