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Hird, D. and Fischl, C.F., 1952. FIRES IN MODEL ROOMS. Fire Research Notes 12


1/5 and 1/10 scale models of a traditional type room were used to study the mechanism of the growth of fire. In the first of two series of experiments the spread of fire in a furnished room was studied. In the second series the fire was started in the only major piece of furniture present and observations were made of the intensity of radiation, the velocity and final distance of spread of flame on the floor.

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