St. Lawrence Burns: Resistance Thermometer Measurements

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338117
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-155
Physical description23 p.
SubjectFire
AbstractThis report is concerned with resistance wire thermometer measurements made by the British Joint Fire Research Organization to provide information on the growth of the heat content of the gases in a burning enclosure. Measurement of the resistance of a wire gives its mean temperature, to a close approximation, and if the wire is thin is a measure of the mean temperature of the gases surrounding the length of the wire. The heat content of the gases can then be estimated by postulating the form of the temperature distribution along the length of the wire.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7299
NPARC number20338117
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Record identifier518bf3cf-96e3-4146-9827-d356f6c8a4d1
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-07-05
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