Essays about: "sprinklers"

Found 4 essays containing the word sprinklers.

  1. 1. Comparison of Sprinkler Activation in Flat and Sloping Ceilings using FDS 6

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik; Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Erik Carlsson; [2013]
    Keywords : Sprinkler activation; fire sprinkler; fire suppression; actuation; sloping ceiling; slope; CFD; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Fire Dynamics Simulator; FDS; FDS 6; NFPA 13; sprinkler activation pattern; sprinkler suppression.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The purpose of this report is to investigate the implications of installing sprinkler systems in ceilings with a ceiling slope exceeding the maximum permitted by NFPA 13, being 9.5 ° or 18.44 ° depending on the type of sprinkler system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Java Application for Analysis of Lightweight Constructions in Cruise Vessels

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Erik Hedin; Johannes Lundsten; [2010]
    Keywords : Fire spread; tool; java; analysis; simulation; exhaustive testing; network; sectioning device;

    Abstract : In 2002 an amendment was added to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) which opened up for shipbuilders to replace steel with lightweight materials in the superstructures. However, SOLAS requires equal fire safety compared to ships with steel superstructures. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Feasibility Study for an Irrigation System in Lubonja, Albania

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för teknik och samhälle; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för teknik och samhälle

    Author : Susanne Johansson; Linda Mogielnicki; [2008]
    Keywords : Irrigation; Engineering; Development assistance; Albania; Bevattning; Maskinteknik; Albanien;

    Abstract : This project is a part of the collaboration between the Swedish-Albanian Association in Mariestad and the Albanian Centre of Excellence in Tirana. The project is a preliminary feasibility study for an improved irrigation system in the mountain village Lubonja, Korça Region, Albania. READ MORE

  4. 4. Estimation of production losses and measures to reduce thermal stress in dairy production under tropical conditions : results of a field investigation

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Malin Qvarnström; [2002]
    Keywords : dairy production; heat stress; tropical conditions; respiration rate; coat temperature; relief measures;

    Abstract : The milk consumption in Asia has increased during the last years. To improve the milk production high yield breeds like Holstein and Jersey are introduced however they are more sensible to the hot and humid climate compared to local breeds. To keep their milk production at a high level some sort of cooling must be used. READ MORE