St. Lawrence Burns : Radiant Temperature of Openings

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 156
Physical description20 p.
AbstractThe St. Lawrence burns provided an unusual opportunity to obtain field measurements of the radiation emitted by different types of burning buildings at various stages in the development of a fire. A representative of the Joint Fire Research Organization (Great Britain) measured the total radiation incident on a surface located a known distance from the burning building. To supplement his results it was decided to measure the equivalent black body temperature of a window in the room where the fire started. These radiant temperature measurements are the subject of this report.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7300
NPARC number20338101
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Record created2012-07-19
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