Essays about: "Fire tests"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the words Fire tests.

  1. 1. Testing the International Standards Organization Verification and Validation protocol for evacuation simulations-An application to the FDS+Evac model

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Yalong Wu; [2019]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Nowadays, many evacuation models exist in the market, and new models are continuously released with new features. How to assess the usability and reliability of model results becomes an issue for both developers and users. Therefore, verification and validation (V&V) protocols were introduced in the assessment process of evacuation models. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hire or fire?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Elin Larsson; Antonia Zander; [2019]
    Keywords : Active Management; Carhart’s Four Factor Model; Gross and Net Returns; Jensen’s Alpha; Sharpe Ratio.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Today fund investment options are endless. To be able to profit, talented fund managers are of great importance. The purpose of this thesis is to communicate the real performance of managers and if they are skilled enough to cover their costs. This analysis can contribute to the decision of hiring or firing a fund manager. READ MORE

  3. 3. Influence of ventilation on ro-ro space fire development : A study using two-zone fire models in order to explore tendencies of how different ventilation parameters affects the fire development in a ro-ro space

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Martin Lindgren; Andreas Lilja; [2019]
    Keywords : Fire; Ro-ro space; Ventilation; Simulation; Two-zone model; Brand; Rorolastutrymme; Ventilation; Simulering; Tvåzonsmodell;

    Abstract : A ship to which vehicles and other loads can be rolled on and off is usually named ro-ro ship. A ro-ro ship consists of large corridor shaped space, normally extending to a considerable length or the entire length of the ship, which is usually loaded with various vehicles or stowage units. READ MORE

  4. 4. To evaluate fire properties of a facade : - a study on semi natural test methods

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Emma Martinsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Facade; Facades; Test method; Test methods; Fire properties; Hazards; Fire spread; Fasad; Fasader; Testmetod; Testmetoder; Brandegenskaper; Risker; Brandspridning;

    Abstract : Due to an increase in the number of large-scale façade fires around the world the interest in the fire hazards of façades has also increased. The hazards of such fires have been acknowledged since earlier and many different test methods have therefore been developed to enable evaluation of the fire properties of wall assemblies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Delamination of Cross-laminated timber and its impact on fire development | Focusing on different types of adhesives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Eric Johansson; Anton Svenningsson; [2018]
    Keywords : CLT; cross-laminated timber; X-lam; delamination; engineered timber; adhesive; glue; tall timber buildings; timber load-bearing structures; charring rate; NFPA; Paramteric fires; standard testing furnace; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In the recent decade, the interest of building taller all-timber structures using engineered timber materials such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) has increased substantially. On the other hand, there’s also a significant resistance and fear concerning the fire safety of buildings with wood-based load-bearing structures. READ MORE