By John Krasny,William Parker,Vytenis Babrauskas

within the usa by myself, deaths because of furnishings and mattress fires nonetheless rank because the top-most classification of fireside losses. The flammability of upholstered furnishings is an incredible problem of engineers and others throughout a large swath of corporations. This ebook was once written to supply its viewers with the technology and engineering have to larger comprehend the combustibility of the goods they manufacture, buy, and check out to extinguish.

Beginning with a short evaluation of fabrics, safeguard layout and criteria, the textual content covers issues comparable to flame ignition, unfold, poisonous gases, warmth unlock cost (HRR), try out tools, fireplace threat research, and chosen rules within the US, united kingdom, and EU.

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