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Estimation of Chemical Flame Height based on Fuel Consumption in a Fire Field Model
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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 30, Issue 2,  2016, pp.92-97
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2016.30.2.092
 Title & Authors
Estimation of Chemical Flame Height based on Fuel Consumption in a Fire Field Model
Kim, Sung-Chan;
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The present study has been conducted to estimate the chemical flame height based on fuel consumption in fire field model. The calculation algorithms based on cumulative fraction of HRRPUL and fuel concentration along the z axis were applied to the results predicted by Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) version 6.3.2 and the mean chemical flame height was obtained by time averaging of instantaneous flame height with the algorithms. The mean flame height calculated by fuel concentration was quite well matched with that of cumulative value of HRRPUL within 10% over-prediction. This study contribute to a more detailed understanding of fire behavior and quantitative evaluation of flame height in the computational fire model.
Flame height;Field model;Fire dynamics simulator;Heat release rate;
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