Heat Conduction Through Walls During Fire

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Lie Tiam Tjoan

Institute for Fire Prevention T.N.O., Rijswijk, the Netherlands

J. Heat Transfer 83(4), 508-510 (Nov 01, 1961) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3683680 History: Received December 27, 1960


An expression is given for the temperature rise of a wall exposed on one side to a standard fire. It appears that calculated and experimental results agree with each other when a theoretical thermal conductivity is assumed which is a power of the thermal conductivity at room temperature.

Copyright © 1961 by ASME
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