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Fire Research In France : An Overview

Joulain, P., 2000. Fire Research In France : An Overview. Fire Safety Science 6: 41-58. doi:10.3801/IAFSS.FSS.6-41


This paper is an overview and a summary of the research topics, in the area of fire safety engineering in France, developed by the entities which have a significant contribution in the field. This review concerns mainly open and confined fires, laboratory and large scale studies, compartment and forest fires, empirical, experimental, theoretical and numerical approaches, fundamental and more applied contribution, fire resistance testing to detailed fire physics.


fire physics, fire chemistry, fire engineering, performance-based codes, toxicity, risk assessment, fire regulation

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