An Experimental Investigation on Combustion Characteristics of the Knockdown Building

조립식 건축물의 화재특성연구

  • Lee, Jung-Yun (Department of Safety Engineering, Graduate School of Hoseo University) ;
  • Kim, Hong (Department of Safety and Health Engineering, Hoseo University)
  • 이정윤 (호서대학교 일반대학원) ;
  • 김홍 (호서대학교 안전시스템공학과)
  • Published : 2008.06.30


The recent fire incident in an elementary school of Chonan city causes the media focus on the fire safety of residential container buildings. In this study, real fire tests were conducted in this kind of buildings. Combustion products including $O_2$, $CO_2$, CO, $NO_x,$, $SO_x$, HCI, HCN were measured, in order to investigate the hazard-reduction effects of employing gas mask protected with filter during the fire emergency of residential container buildings. According to the test results, whether or not employing the filter showed a sheer difference in the toxicity of the fire-induced gases, and then the importance of wearing a gas mask was evidently demonstrated.


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