Defines the criteria for an acceptable fire model, reviews existing fire models ("box" furnace models, tube furnace models, radiant heat models) against these criteria, and proposes that fire models be selected for use through consideration of these criteria which includes a capacity to generate fire conditions characteristics of known stages of fire. Does not give a detailed analysis of the physics and chemistry of fire.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 1993-05
Edition : 1Number of pages : 14
Technical Committee:Fire threat to people and environment