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Measurement of the Device Properties of Photoelectric Smoke Detector for the Fire Modeling
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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 28, Issue 6,  2014, pp.62-68
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2014.28.6.062
 Title & Authors
Measurement of the Device Properties of Photoelectric Smoke Detector for the Fire Modeling
Cho, Jae-Ho; Mun, Sun-Yeo; Hwang, Cheol-Hong; Nam, Dong-Gun;
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 Abstract
The high predictive performance of fire detector models is essentially required for the reliable design of evacuation safety using the fire modeling. The main objective of the present study is to measure input information in order to predict the accurate activation time of photoelectric smoke detector adopted in fire dynamics simulator (FDS) recognized a representative fire model. To end this, the fire detector evaluator (FDE) which could be measured the device properties of detector was used, and the input information of Heskestad and Cleary's models was obtained for a spot-type photoelectric smoke detector. In addition, the activation times of smoke detector predicted using default values into FDS and measured values in the present study were quantitatively compared. As a result, the Heskestad model could result in an inaccurate the activation time of photoelectric smoke detector compared to the Cleary model. In addition, there was a distinct difference between the default values used into FDS and the measured values in terms of device properties of smoke detector, and thus the activation time also showed a significant difference.
 Keywords
Photoelectric smoke detector;Fire modeling;Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS);Performance Based Design(PBD);
 Language
Korean
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