Fire development in passenger trains

White, Nathan (2010) Fire development in passenger trains. Research Master thesis, Victoria University.


This thesis presents research consisting of experiments and analysis of fire development in a passenger train carriage. The aim of this research is to use experiments, particularly a full-scale passenger train fire experiment, to increase understanding of fire behaviour in passenger trains and evaluate existing design fire estimation methods applied to passenger trains.

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Master of Engineering

Item type Thesis (Research Master thesis)
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1204 Engineering Design
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering (CESARE)
Historical > FOR Classification > 0910 Manufacturing Engineering
Keywords fire, fire fighting, fire behaviour, trains, passenger trains
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