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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Heat Transfer in Combustion

Characterization of Particulate From Fires Burning Silicone Fluids

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Yudaya Sivathanu

En’Urga Inc., West Lafayette, IN 47906

Anthony Hamins, George Mulholland, Takashi Kashiwagi

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899

Robert Buch

Dow Corning Corporation, Auburn, MI 48611

J. Heat Transfer 123(6), 1093-1097 (Nov 03, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1389057 History: Received February 06, 2000; Revised November 03, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Schematic diagram of the transmission cell reciprocal nephelometer
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Experimental arrangement used for multi-wavelength transmittance measurements
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TEM data obtained in the plume of a 10 cm diameter D4 fire
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Conditional mean and RMS of spectral extinction
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Mean temperatures along the centerline as a function of distance above a 10 cm diameter D4 pool fire. Measurements from a 10 cm heptane pool fire are also shown 18.
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Mean particulate volume fractions along the centerline as a function of distance above a 10 cm diameter D4 pool fire. Measurements from a 10 cm heptane pool fire are also shown 18.
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PDF of ash volume fraction at an axial location 2 cm above the 10 cm diameter pool fire burning D4

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