Experimental studies on "bARE CABIN" fires

Jin Xuhui, Huo Ran, Wan Ki Chow

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The cabin fire protection concept was widely used in the retail areas of many public transport terminals in Southeast Asia since 1990. Fire environment in a "bare cabin" was studied experimentally in a big burning hall. The objectives are to understand the possible fire environment in such design for providing useful data in deciding suitable fire services installations. A cabin of length 4 m, width 4 m, and height 3 m was constructed with limited ventilation supplies adjusted by the door size. Pool fires with heat release rate up to 1 MW were considered. Eight of the tests carried out will be reported in this article.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-281
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Applied Fire Science
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • General Chemistry
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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