Time-dependent fire behavior of aircraft cabin materials

by Clayton Huggett

Publisher: Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Systems Research and Development Service, Publisher: for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va

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  • Aircraft cabins -- Fires and fire prevention,
  • Airplanes -- Fires and fire prevention

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StatementClayton Huggett.
SeriesReport - Federal Aviation Administration, Systems Research and Development Service ; FAA-RD-77-99
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Aviation Administration. Systems Research and Development Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17537293M

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Condition in which the unburned combustible gases realized in a confined space (such as a room or aircraft cabin) during the incipient or early steady-state stage accumulate at the ceiling level. The superheated gases are pushed, under pressure, away from the fire area into uninvolved areas where they mix with oxygen.

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stiffness & strength to be used on their own in aircraft structures. (FAA) regulations specify the maximum limits on heat release and smoke produced by cabin materials in the event of fire, • This time-dependent elastic behavior is known as Anelasticity.

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