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dc.contributor.authorKlinck, Amandaen
dc.date.accessioned2006-08-22 13:58:04 (GMT)
dc.date.available2006-08-22 13:58:04 (GMT)
dc.date.issued2006en
dc.date.submitted2006en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10012/774
dc.description.abstractThis thesis reports on the procedure, results and analysis of four full scale fire tests that were performed at the University of Waterloo's Live Fire Research Facility. The purpose of these tests was to investigate the thermal characteristics of one room of the Burn House structure. Comparisons were made of Burn House experimental data to previous residential fire studies undertaken by researchers from the University of Waterloo. This analysis showed similarities in growth rate characteristics, illustrating that fire behaviour in the Burn House is typical of residential structure fire behaviour. The Burn House experimental data was also compared to predictions from a fire model, CFAST. Recommendations were made for future work in relation to further investigation of the fire characteristics of the Burn House.en
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dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherUniversity of Waterlooen
dc.rightsCopyright: 2006, Klinck, Amanda. All rights reserved.en
dc.subjectMechanical Engineeringen
dc.subjectfire testen
dc.subjectfire experimenten
dc.subjectcompartment fireen
dc.subjectlarge-scaleen
dc.subjectBurn Houseen
dc.subjectfull-scaleen
dc.titleAn Experimental Investigation of the Fire Characteristics of the University of Waterloo Burn House Structureen
dc.typeMaster Thesisen
dc.pendingfalseen
uws-etd.degree.departmentMechanical Engineeringen
uws-etd.degreeMaster of Applied Scienceen
uws.typeOfResourceTexten
uws.peerReviewStatusUnrevieweden
uws.scholarLevelGraduateen


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