Advanced Fire Dynamics

Subject: 
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Catalog number: 
672
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
Prereq: ME 671, 567Department Consent Required
Description: 
Ignitability of materials, flame spread, burning rates. Specification of design fires. Stages of room fires, hot layer development and composition. Thermal stratification, entrainment, ceiling flames and jets, smoke filling. Principles of ventilation, wall and ceiling vents, pressure distributions, smoke control. Wall and ceiling heat transfer, corner effects. Enclosure and zone radiation. Room fire growth and spread, flashover, rapid fire growth phenomena. Use of zone/field models for fire development. (Also offered Online)
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Engineering (ENG)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
015084