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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2021, 4(3); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2021.040302.

The effect of the four fire walls to the center pool


Jialong Qi, Gonghui Zhang

Corresponding Author:
Jialong Qi

College of Ocean Science and Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 201306, China


According to the characteristics of burning rate of multiple oil pool fire, designing a four fire walls burning model. Influence of the central oil pan height, the fuel volume (oil film thickness) and the distance h between adjacent fire walls on fuel burning rate of central oil pool was studied. The results indicated that: Compared with single oil pool fire, the burning rate of central oil pan is enhanced by the four fire walls and the fire whirls also appears; define three regimes of flame reaction according to the flame shape, including initial state, incline state and merging state; when the gap width between 13cm-16cm, the center pool fire needs the lowest burning time and up to the highest average burning rate.


four fire walls, fire rotation, flame merging, burning rate

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Jialong Qi, Gonghui Zhang. The effect of the four fire walls to the center pool. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 3: 6-15. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2021.040302.


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