Preliminary notes on fire protection in buses

Wan Ki Chow

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Several key points for consideration of fire safety in local buses are discussed. Materials fire safety, bus fire scenarios, and the heat release rate from a fully burning bus are studied. Smoke filling process for a typical double-deck bus with a seating fire was simulated using the two-layer fire zone model CFAST. Finally, fire protection goals are proposed.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages11
Specialist publicationJournal of Applied Fire Science
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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