Accession Number : ADA119556
Title : Scale-Modeling of Inert Pressurant Distribution as Applied to Fire Extinguishment by Nitrogen Pressurization.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Stone,J P ; Williams,F W ; Carhart,H W ; Corlett,R C
PDF Url : ADA119556
Report Date : 20 Sep 1982
Pagination or Media Count : 9
Abstract : An approximate method for scale-modeling inert pressurant distribution in geometrically similar enclosures is applied with length scale factors of 3.84, 6, and 23 (prototype to model) for turbulent flow conditions. Modeling correlations are best in spaces with minimal clutter (no obstructions to flow). With considerable clutter, however, correlations were considered acceptable and indicated good mixing within less than an additional injection time.
Descriptors : *Fires, *Extinguishing, *Nitrogen, *Pressure distribution, *Turbulent flow, Scale models, Pressurization, Mathematical models, Reprints
Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
Combustion and Ignition
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE