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Analysis of the Two-Flux Model for Predicting Water Spray Transmittance in Fire Protection Application

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S. Dembele, J. X. Wen

Combustion and Fire Modelling Group, School of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Production Engineering, Kingston University, Roehampton Vale, Friars Avenue, London SW15 3DW, England

J. F. Sacadura

Centre de Thermique de Lyon (CETHIL), 20, ave. Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France

J. Heat Transfer 122(1), 183-186 (Aug 02, 1999) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.521454 History: Received February 14, 1999; Revised August 02, 1999
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Attenuation of fire thermal radiation with water spray curtain

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