St. Lawrence Burns: Ventilation Rate Measurements

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338073
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-154
Physical description24 p.
SubjectFire
AbstractVentilation is an important factor influencing the rate of burning in building fires. As very little information has been available on this subject, it was decided to take measurements during the course of the St. Lawrence experimental building fires carried out at Aultsville, Ontario, by the Fire Section of the Division of Building Research, National Research Council. Inlet air speed was measured and the scope of this note is confined to a theoretical investigation of the air speeds to be expected, instrumentation, and a statement of results.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7298
NPARC number20338073
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-07-05
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