Accession Number:

ADA025495

Title:

Fire Research Abstracts and Reviews. Volume 15, Number 3.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C COMMITTEE ON FIRE RESEARCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

122.0

Abstract:

The issue begins with an article on the fire hazards associated with static electrification which outlines both the practical and scientific aspects of the phenomena. This is followed by a translation which describes in some detail the organization and programs of the Combustion Laboratory of the Warsaw Polytechnic University. The closing note is an agenda and short commentary on the Third International Symposium on Combustion Processes held at Kazimierz, Poland. Abstracts and Reviews are given on the following topics Prevention of fires, safety measures, and retardants Ignition of fires Detection of fires Propagation of fires Suppression of fires Fire damage and salvage Combustion engineering and tests Chemical aspects of fires Physical aspects of fires Meteorological aspects of fires Physiological and psychological problems from fires Operations research, mathematical methods, and statistics Model studies and scaling laws Instrumentation and fire equipment Miscellaneous.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE