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Validation of the Isis-3D Computer Code for Simulating Large Pool Fires Under a Variety of Wind Conditions

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Miles Greiner

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada 89557

Ahti Suo-Anttila

Alion Science and Technology Corporation, 6000 Uptown Blvd. NE, Suite 300, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 126(3), 360-368 (Aug 18, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1767173 History: Received October 07, 2003; Revised November 10, 2003; Online August 18, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Experimental test facility: (a) plan view; and (b) elevation section view of pipe.
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Measured average wind conditions for Experiments 3, 4, and 7: (a) speed, and (b) direction.
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Isis-3D computational domain and mesh used in the validation simulations of Tests 3, 4, and 7
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Snapshots of Isis-3D calculated fire surfaces for (a) Experiment 3, (b) Experiment 4, and (c) Experiment 7
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Local thermocouple temperatures versus time for Experiment 3 (a) measured data (b) Isis-3D simulation results
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Radial variation of local thermocouple temperatures at t=400 s for Experiment 3 (a) measured data; (b) Isis-3D simulation results
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Local thermocouple temperatures versus time for Experiment 4 (a) measured data and (b) Isis-3D simulation results
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Radial variation of local thermocouple temperatures at t=400 sec for Experiment 4 (a) measured data and (b) Isis-3D simulation results
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Local thermocouple temperatures versus time for Experiment 7 (a) measured data and (b) Isis-3D simulation results
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Radial variation of local thermocouple temperatures at average from t=400 to 600 s for Experiment 7 (a) measured data and (b) Isis-3D simulation results
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Average thermocouple temperature rise versus time for Experiments 3, 4, and 7 from measurements and Isis-3D simulations

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