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A Study on the Improvement of Urban Fire Simulation on Firebrand Scattering
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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 29, Issue 5,  2015, pp.67-72
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2015.29.5.067
 Title & Authors
A Study on the Improvement of Urban Fire Simulation on Firebrand Scattering
Koo, In-Hyuk; Seo, Dong-Goo; Kim, Bong-Chan; Kwon, Young-Jin;
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 Abstract
Korea urbanized rapidly, and overpopulation with high growth of the economy has resulted in decrepit facilities scattered all cities. If there is a strong wind during a fire, the fire is rapidly spread by various factors. Korea cannot build a prediction model for urban fire combustion phenomena because there are no studies that physically explain the suitable flame phenomena for its buildings. This study built a model for the generation of fire brand and includes to scattering, fall, and ignition An experiment was done using the wind tunnel facilities of the Japanese Building Research Institute (BRI). The results were used to explain the behavior of fire brand, and reflected in the fire simulation model.
 Keywords
Fire brand;Urban fire;Urban fire simulation;
 Language
Korean
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