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Two-layer modeling of smoke movement in building fires

Zukoski, E. E. and Kubota, Toshi (1980) Two-layer modeling of smoke movement in building fires. Fire and Materials, 4 (1). pp. 17-27. ISSN 1099-1018. doi:10.1002/fam.810040103.

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A description is given of a model which predicts the motion of combustion products and fresh air caused by a fire located in one room of a two-room structure. The gas in each room is assumed to be divided into two homogeneous layers, a layer next to the ceiling which contains hot combustion products and one next to the floor which contains fresh air. The model predicts the motion of the interface separating these layers and the density of the hot layers as a function of time and an arbitrarily specified fire heat release rate.

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Additional Information:© Heyden & Son Ltd, 1980. Received 25 May 1978; accepted in revised form 30 October 1979. Article first published online: 14 SEP 2004. The model described in this paper has been developed under a grant from the Fire Research Center of the National Bureau of Standards and the authors were supported technically during their work by Dr John Rockett and Dr J. Quintiere of the Center.
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Official Citation:Zukoski, E. E., Kubota, Toshi. Two-layer modeling of smoke movement in building fires JO:Fire and Materials, VL.4, IS. 1 , Heyden & Son Ltd., 1099-1018, DO - 10.1002/fam.810040103 Pp. 17–27, PY. 1980
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