Essays about: "extinguish fire"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words extinguish fire.

  1. 1. The Influence of Cavity Widths and Lateral Ventilation Conditions on the Fire Behaviour within a Non-Combustible Ventilated Façade System

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Daniel Fogerty; [2020]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Present uncertainties in key ventilation parameters, characterising the fire performance of facades, has necessitated clarification in the foundational understanding of the Fire Science Body of Knowledge. A test program conducted in collaboration between Lunds Universitet and the Kingspan Group, studied the influence of cavity widths and lateral ventilation conditions on the fire behaviour within Intermediate-scale ventilated façades following the ISO 13785-1 standards. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smart Environment - Early Wildfire Detection using IoT

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Carl Hidestål; André Zreik; [2020]
    Keywords : Internet of Things; Wildfire; Forest fire; Narrowband-IoT; Particle detection; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Problems with extreme weather, such as drought, has increased due to greenhouse emissions. As one of the consequences to this, forest fires have emerged more frequently on a global level. This became obvious in Sweden, in the summer of 2018, which has been stated to have been the worst affected year of forest fires in modern time. READ MORE

  3. 3. What is the price of saving lives? : - A case-study on strategic pricing of fire safety products

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Elin Sjödahl; [2019]
    Keywords : pricing; price models; business model;

    Abstract : This thesis regards pricing, more specifically how to price products no one wish to have use of, but that are invaluable once they come to use. This is a case study that investigates a specific product that is about to enter the market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparison of forest fire suppression in Quebec and Sweden : a historical review, 1998-2015

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Maryjane Heckel; [2018]
    Keywords : boreal wildfire suppression; firefighting resource; deployment; effectiveness; aircraft; personnel; area burned; cost; efficiency; response time; remoteness; Sweden; Quebec;

    Abstract : This study compared two suppression systems in Quebec and Sweden: a centralized wildfire agency working with remote fires in Quebec, and a decentralized fire suppression system in Sweden, with each municipality responsible for extinguishing fires in their community. Their management approaches reflect differences in population density and land area. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment of People's Perception of Fire Growth: A Virtual Reality Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Francisco Rosero; [2017]
    Keywords : Virtual Reality; Fire Growth; Estimation; evacuation; emergency; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : One important aspect that is considered when designing safer buildings is human behavior. A comprehensive assessment of how people react during a fire, provides engineers valuable information, which will allow them to develop effective solutions to help people reach a safe place under tenable conditions. READ MORE