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Test Programme F3 - Confined Jet and Pool Fires - Technical Report for Test PF11SD
BFETS Phase 2
SINTEF Energy - Norwegian Fire Research Laboratory (NBL) has the task to carry out a series of fire tests with confined jet and pool fires, according to the test programme F3 of Blast and Fire Engineering for Topside Structures. This report is for pool fire test PF11SD.
The pool fire test PF11SD represents a 24 m2 pool fire of condensate (a liquid fraction from an oil refinery) on a water bed in a 415 m3 enclosure.
The general fire behaviour such as flame geometry and characteristics, temperature field and heat load from this naturally ventilated fire was studied. The main purpose of pool fire test PF11SD was to investigate the deluge effect on this type of fire with a short pre-burn time.
The fuel burning rate was not possible to estimate, due to the short burning time. The ventilation opening was 15.46 m2 as in pool fire PF11. No equivalence ratio was calculated for this experiment.
This technical report includes description of the test rig, the experimental details and a set of curves from the measured parameters.
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