Experimental study of induction cooker fire hazard

K. K. Wong, Nai Kong Fong

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Abstract

Induction cookers are popular in the modern family in Hong Kong. Since these cookers do not use naked flame, some people believed that these induction cookers will not create any fire hazard and can be considered as a fire safety feature. Therefore, with induction cookers installed in the kitchen, it is possible to relax some fire safety measures in buildings such as kitchen walls. However, there is still a lack of understanding of induction cooker fire hazards. Thus experimental study of induction cooker fire hazard is necessary. The present study focused on time to ignition, cooking oil surface temperature at ignition, smoke layer height and flame height by an induction cooker fire. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 International Conference on Performance-Based Fire and Fire Protection Engineering
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Pages13-22
Number of pages10
Volume52
ISBN (Print)9781627481632
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013
Event2012 International Conference on Performance-Based Fire and Fire Protection Engineering - Guangzhou, China
Duration: 17 Oct 201219 Oct 2012

Conference

Conference2012 International Conference on Performance-Based Fire and Fire Protection Engineering
Country/TerritoryChina
CityGuangzhou
Period17/10/1219/10/12

Keywords

  • Fire hazard
  • Induction cookers
  • Oil

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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