Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Multi-scale Experiments of Household Materials Burning

Abstract : In France, one home fire occurs every 2 minutes and these accidents account for 10,000 victims each year. Majority of home fires can spread very quickly because of polymer materials, increasingly used in dwelling houses. Currently, modeling fire development to aid the scale-up from bench to full scale is a big challenge. Studies combining experiments and modeling at increasing scale have already been performed. In this work, radiant panel with heat flux concentrator has been developed and used to study the combustion of household materials. The area of radiative source is equal to 2 m². Ignitability, mass loss and smoke composition (CO, CO2 and O2) data have been recorded to evaluate heat release rate. The results have been compared with those from cone calorimeter on small samples (100 cm²) at 50 kW/m² in order to study the scale effect of the testing device.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadatas

Cited literature [17 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal.mines-ales.fr/hal-02930801
Contributor : Frederic Heymes <>
Submitted on : Friday, September 4, 2020 - 3:27:10 PM
Last modification on : Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 3:26:34 AM

File

multi-scale-experiments-of-hou...
Files produced by the author(s)

Identifiers

Citation

Chloë Vincent, Filippo Sabatini, Laurent Aprin, Frederic Heymes, Claire Longuet, et al.. Multi-scale Experiments of Household Materials Burning. Chemical Engineering Transactions, AIDIC, 2015, 43, pp.2419-2424. ⟨10.3303/CET1543404⟩. ⟨hal-02930801⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

29

Files downloads

12