Ignition and spread of electrical wire fires

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Huang, Xinyan;
(2012)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: UCSD Dissertations, Academic Engineering sciences (Mechanical engineering). (Discipline)
    arxiv: Physics::Chemical Physics

Ignition of electrical wires by external heating is investigated in order to gain a better understanding of the initiation of electrical-wire fires. An ignition-to- spread model is developed to systematically explain ignition and the following transition to spread. The ... View more
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