A survey on heat release rate curves for burning items in a karaoke box

Che Heng Gigi Lui, Wan Ki Chow

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The possible heat release rates of fires resulting from burning combustibles in a karaoke box were studied. Combustibles concerned are furniture foam, partitions, surface lining materials, and carpets. Results appearing in the literature are surveyed for assessing the fire hazard in karaokes. How the heat release rate curves can be combined was demonstrated.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages13
Specialist publicationJournal of Applied Fire Science
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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