St. Lawrence Burns: Radiant Temperature of Openings

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338101
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-156
Physical description20 p.
SubjectFire
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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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7300
NPARC number20338101
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-07-05
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