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Community-scale fire spread

Community-scale fire spread

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fires -- Mathematical models

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald G. Rehm ... [et al.]
    SeriesNISTIR -- 6891
    ContributionsRehm, Ronald G, Building and Fire Research Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17057233M

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This paper addresses community-scale fires, which have also been called urban/wildland interface or intermix fires. Community-Scale Fire Spread | NIST Skip to main contentCited by: Predictive models of wildland fire spread are well developed, but there is a need to address fire spread at the WUI (Rehm et al.

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Community-scale fire spread [microform] / Ronald G. Rehm.Resistance to incipient spread of fire / S. Rogleff National Building Technology Centre Chatswood, N.S.W Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for. fire spread in a structure. This model is available free over the Web (), is well regarded and is widely used by fire protection engineers around the world.

BFRL has recently extended the model to include fire spread from structure to structure and is. Baum, Howard R. and Ronald G. Rehm. Modeling Community-Scale Fire Spread.

Two-page summary included in correspondence, 12 March. Carpenter, Kelly. Presentation to the Natural Disasters Roundtable Forum on Urban/Wildland Fire.

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Control efforts at the fire’s head may fail. Intensity Class 2. Fire risk - community scale .with respect to fire processes and fuel management New assessment tool Community scale fire research results accessible for applied use. 3 (Beverly & Bothwell ) We know how wildfires ignite and spread.

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In computational science, wildfire modeling is concerned with numerical simulation of wildland fires in order to understand and predict fire behavior. Wildfire modeling can ultimately aid wildland fire suppression, namely increase safety of firefighters and the public, reduce risk, and minimize damage.

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