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Ignition properties of thermally thin materials in the cone calorimeter: A critical mass flux model

Journal Article


Abstract


  • We describe a mathematical model to evaluate flammability parameters of thermally thin thermoplastics in radiative ignition experiments. The concept of a critical mass flux from the solid phase into the flame is used as the criticality condition. Kinetic parameter values are chosen by relating the Arrhenius parameters to the 'characteristic temperature' that is measured in Thermogravimetric experiments (TG). The specific application of our model we have in mind is piloted ignition in the Cone Calorimeter.

Publication Date


  • 1996

Citation


  • Nelson, M. I., Brindley, J., & McIntosh, A. C. (1996). Ignition properties of thermally thin materials in the cone calorimeter: A critical mass flux model. Combustion Science and Technology, 113-114, 221-241. doi:10.1080/00102209608935496

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0001534820

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 221

End Page


  • 241

Volume


  • 113-114

Abstract


  • We describe a mathematical model to evaluate flammability parameters of thermally thin thermoplastics in radiative ignition experiments. The concept of a critical mass flux from the solid phase into the flame is used as the criticality condition. Kinetic parameter values are chosen by relating the Arrhenius parameters to the 'characteristic temperature' that is measured in Thermogravimetric experiments (TG). The specific application of our model we have in mind is piloted ignition in the Cone Calorimeter.

Publication Date


  • 1996

Citation


  • Nelson, M. I., Brindley, J., & McIntosh, A. C. (1996). Ignition properties of thermally thin materials in the cone calorimeter: A critical mass flux model. Combustion Science and Technology, 113-114, 221-241. doi:10.1080/00102209608935496

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0001534820

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 221

End Page


  • 241

Volume


  • 113-114