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Parametric Sensitivity of Predicted Fuel Fire in a Building

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Alexander L. Brown

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

Paper No. HT2005-72812, pp. 701-704; 4 pages
doi:10.1115/HT2005-72812
From:
  • ASME 2005 Summer Heat Transfer Conference collocated with the ASME 2005 Pacific Rim Technical Conference and Exhibition on Integration and Packaging of MEMS, NEMS, and Electronic Systems
  • Heat Transfer: Volume 1
  • San Francisco, California, USA, July 17–22, 2005
  • Conference Sponsors: Heat Transfer Division and Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4731-4 | eISBN: 0-7918-3762-9
  • Copyright © 2005 by ASME

abstract

The ability of current modeling and simulation tools to accurately predict a building fire of practical size and duration is at issue. Modeling is challenged by computational cost, fidelity of assumed physics, and correct knowledge of initial and boundary conditions. A series of simulations has been conducted to compare with experiments for a fuel fire in a facility. The purpose of the study was to understand the importance of simulation parameters. The test geometry is sufficiently large and the fire of long enough duration to present a challenge to model in detail. Several computational parameters have been varied at magnitudes consistent with the uncertainty in the parameter to determine the parametric sensitivities. The predicted heat flux inside the facility was sensitive to varying degrees to the parameters selected for the study, with those related to the fuel source being the most important physical parameters.

Copyright © 2005 by ASME
Topics: Fuels , Fire

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