Spot Ignition of Natural Fuels by Hot Metal Particles

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Urban, James Linwood;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Mechanical engineering | Biomass | Fire | Ignition | Smoldering | Spot Ignition | Wildand Urban Interface

The spot ignition of combustible material by hot metal particles is an important pathway by which wildland and urban spot fires and smolders are started. Upon impact with a fuel, such as dry grass, duff, or saw dust, these particles can initiate spot fires by direct fla... View more
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