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Under-Ventilated Compartment Fires - A Precursor to Smoke Explosions
(University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 1996)
Fourteen experiments were conducted at the University of Canterbury using a 1.0m x 1.0m x 1.5m compartment with liquid pool fires. They were conducted to experimentally study, in reduced scale, the conditions that exist ...
Time Equivalent for Protected Steel and Reinforced Concrete Structures
(University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 1999)
This report aims to evaluate the reliability of the formulae commonly used to determine the severity of a compartment fire. It briefly explains the concept behind fire resistance rating for structural elements, describing ...