Study of Alternate Fuels and Water Spray Injection as Methods of Smoke Abatement for Crash Rescue Training Fires.
NEW MEXICO UNIV ALBUQUERQUE ERIC H WANG CIVIL ENGINEERING RESEARCH FACILITY
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Two methods were investigated to reduce emissions from the open burning of fuels which is necessary for crash rescue training exercises. Cleaner burning fuels were examined but they did not reduce the emissions to an acceptable level on large-scale fires 50-foot-diameter fires. The addition of a fine water spray using a specific spray nozzle just above the fuel bed of a JP-4 fire did result in a much cleaner burning fire with a significant decrease in all pollutants measured.
- Air Pollution and Control