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Mark J. Cotter's Blog – May 2016 Archive (2)

MFA #29: Moving Products - Effective ventilation techniques

Winding up my treatise on ventilation in the modern era, this fifth and final (for now) blog on the topic will focus on the practical changes we need to make for controlling the air flow to a fire, as inspired by our new knowledge of its effects.  Links to sources for additional information on specific techniques will be provided at the conclusion of this installment.  Previous postings have discussed how fire dynamics research findings have required us to re-visit our use of this tactic,…


Added by Mark J. Cotter on May 23, 2016 at 5:43am — No Comments

MFA #28: Balancing Act - Controlling ventilation

This is the fourth installment in a series exploring the impact of our new understanding of the effects of ventilation on compartment fires, and suggesting modifications to that tactic that incorporate that knowledge.  Rather than fill this space with links, any reader wishing to catch up by binge-reading my prior posts on this topic should start at…


Added by Mark J. Cotter on May 10, 2016 at 6:34pm — No Comments

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