Essays about: "fire test"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 essays containing the words fire test.

  1. 1. Fire Safety of Facades

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Bogdan-Grigore Branisteanu-Albulescu; [2019]
    Keywords : polystyrene; graphene; façade; pyrolysis; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Façade fires are a big concern due to past incidents and the large number of victims encountered. Vertical flame spread mechanism specific to this type of fires is a complex phenomenon with parameters that are often difficult to be coupled. READ MORE

  2. 2. Temperature distribution in air tight cavities of steel framed modular buildings when exposed to fire

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

    Author : Elin Bergroth; Greta Torstensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Cavities; fire furnace; fire test; modular building; steel; TASEF; Brandugn; brandtest; hålrum; modulbyggnader; stål; TASEF;

    Abstract : A common way to construct large buildings is by assemble prefabricated modules around a load bearing steel construction. However, if a fire occurs these buildings can be subject to a rapid fire spread due to its cellular nature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Comparing a full scale test with FDS, FireFOAM, McCaffrey & Eurocode

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Byggkonstruktion och brand; Luleå tekniska universitet/Byggkonstruktion och brand

    Author : Erik Edin; Mattias Ström; [2019]
    Keywords : FDS; FireFOAM; OpenFOAM; Performance-Based Design; Localized fire.;

    Abstract : In the rapidly growing field of CFD-calculations (Computational Fluid Dynamics), companies and organizations are bringing forth new tools, tools that display an image of a given fire scenario. These tools are developed because they provide time efficiency as well as a sustainable economic approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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