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HAZARDS OF COMBUSTION PRODUCTS:
Toxicity, Opacity, Corrosivity and Heat Release

Publication Date: November 12th, 2008

Hardback, pp 366, with 60 tables and 141 illustrations

ISBN 978-0-9556548-2-4

Price 50.00 plus p+p (UK £4.50, Europe £6 RoW £12)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Fire Effluent, People, and Standards: Standardization Philosophy for the Effects of Fire Effluent on Human Tenability, Richard Gann, NIST, USA

Smoke Toxicity Test Development and Use: Historical Perspectives Relevant to Today’s Issues, Gordon Hartzell, Secretary ISO TC92, SC3, USA

Fire Gases And Their Chemical Measurement, Yannick Le Tallec, CTICM, Eric Guillaume, LNE, France

Fire Models Used in Toxicity Testing, Eric Guillaume, Carine Chivas,LNE, France

Scaling of Toxic Gas Data, Per Blomqvist , SP Sweden

Transport And Decay Of Combustion Products In Fires, Marcelo Hirschler and M Galloway GBH International, USA

Physiological Effects of Combustion Products, David Purser, Consultant, UK

Animal Inhalation Studies What do they tell us? Jürgen Pauluhn, Bayer Healthcare AG, Germany

Regulations and Tests. Current Status And Future Developments, Jürgen Troitszch, Fire Protection Service, Germany

Use of Combustion Effluent Data in Tenability Assessments? Richard Gann, NIST, USA

Smoke Opacity Tests Methods, Stephen Grayson, Interscience Communications UK,

Smoke Production Properties And Measurement, Richard Whiteley, Consultant, UK

Smoke Scaling And Modelling Studies, Anne Steen Hansen, SINTEF, Norway

Corrosion Test Methods, Stephen Grayson, Interscience Communications UK

Smoke Corrosivity of Combustion Products, Archibald Tewarson, Paul Su, Geary Yee, FM Global, USA

Heat Release Test Methods, Vytenis Babrauskas, FSTI, USA, Stephen Grayson, Interscience Communications Ltd., UK

Measuring and predicting burning rate , Marc Janssens, SWRI, USA

Industrial Sector Reports
Maritime: Koichi Yoshida, National Maritime Research Institute, Japan
Railways: Gary Duggan, Limited Fire Hazard Materials, UK
Cable-making : Terence Journeaux, Prysmian Cables & Systems Ltd, UK
Construction: Björn Sundström, SP, Sweden

Quantifying the combustion product hazard on the basis of test results
Vytenis Babrauskas, FSTI, USA

Authors Index
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