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Experimental Study on the Fire Behavior in Double Deck Tunnel
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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 30, Issue 2,  2016, pp.75-80
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2016.30.2.075
 Title & Authors
Experimental Study on the Fire Behavior in Double Deck Tunnel
Park, Jin-Ouk; Yoo, Yong-Ho; Kim, Hwi-Seung; Park, Byoung-Jik;
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 Abstract
In the wake of expanding and overpopulating urban areas, traffic congestion has been worsening increasingly, causing huge economic losses. In a bid to effectively use the space of metropolitan areas, the construction and operation of a double deck tunnel has been on the rise. On the other hand, a lower height of a double deck tunnel is expected to generate more smoke and soot in a fire than other usual tunnels. Therefore, it is undesirable to apply the standard for fire intensity or smoke generation, which were designed for existing road tunnels. A part of an effort to propose a design fire curve that is useful for double deck tunnel, is intended to obtain and analyze the fire characteristics in a double deck tunnel through a real scale fire test. The test was conducted according to the fire scenario with one passenger car and two passenger cars; the monitored fire intensity was a maximum of 2.4 MW and 3.5 MW, respectively.
 Keywords
Double deck tunnel;Heat release rate;Real scale fire test;
 Language
Korean
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