Accession Number : AD0758337

Title :   Fire Research Abstracts and Reviews. Volume 14, Number 1, 1972,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C COMMITTEE ON FIRE RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Fristrom,Robert M.

Report Date : 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 118

Abstract : Contents: Survey of toxic species evolved in the pyrolysis and combustion of polymers; Ignition of cellulosic solids; Prevention of fires and safety measures; Ignition of fires; Detection of fires; Propagation of fires; Suppression of fires; Fire damage and salvage; Combustion engineering; Chemical aspects of fires; Physical aspects of fires; Meteorological aspects of fires; Physiological and psychological problems from fires; Operations research, mathematical methods, and statistics; Model studies and scaling laws; Instrumentation and fire equipment.

Descriptors :   (*FIRES, REVIEWS), (*FIRE SAFETY, REVIEWS), ABSTRACTS, TOXICITY, COMBUSTION, POLYMERS, IGNITION, FLAME PROPAGATION, FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, DAMAGE, SALVAGE, FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS, SMOKE, METEOROLOGY, MODEL TESTS, STATISTICAL DATA

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE