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Tunnel Fire Testing and Modeling

The Morgex North Tunnel Experiment

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Tunnel Fire Testing and Modeling by Fabio Borghetti
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This book aims to cast light on all aspects of tunnel fires, based on experimental activities and theoretical and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analyses. In particular, the authors describe a transient full-scale fire test (~15 MW), explaining how they designed and performed the experimental activity inside the Morgex North tunnel in Italy. The entire organization of the experiment is described, from preliminary evaluations to the solutions found for management of operational difficulties and safety issues. This fire test allowed the collection of different measurements (temperature, air velocity, smoke composition, pollutant species) useful for validating and improving CFD codes and for testing the real behavior of the tunnel and its safety systems during a diesel oil fire with a significant heat release rate. Finally, the fire dynamics are compared with empirical correlations, CFD simulations, and literature measurements obtained in other similar tunnel fire tests. This book will be of interest to all engineers and public officials who are concerned with the nature, prevention, and management of tunnel fires.
Release date Australia
December 21st, 2016
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Edition
1st ed. 2017
Illustrations
43 Illustrations, color; 53 Illustrations, black and white; XIII, 97 p. 96 illus., 43 illus. in color.
Imprint
Springer International Publishing AG
Pages
97
Dimensions
155x235x6
ISBN-13
9783319495163
Product ID
26207036

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