A Study on the Performance of a Sprinkler System with Direct-Coupled Waterworks by Full-Scale Fire Test

실화재실험을 통한 상수도 직결형 스프링클러시스템의 성능에 관한 연구

  • 정종진 (한국소방산업기술원 소방산업연구소) ;
  • 남동군 (한국소방산업기술원 소방산업연구소) ;
  • 임우섭 (한국소방산업기술원 소방산업연구소)
  • Received : 2011.07.01
  • Accepted : 2011.12.09
  • Published : 2011.12.31

Abstract

In this research, full-scale fire test was performed on a real house for the evaluation of the performance of waterworks direct-coupled sprinkler system. The fire was set to occur as spontaneous combustion as the cooking oil overheats. The size of house is $56m^2$ and it consists of a living room, a kitchen, and a room. In order to verify the performance of waterworks direct-coupled sprinkler system, it was installed in the kitchen. The result of the test showed that the fire started from the kitchen enlarged up to its ceiling but it was soon exhausted as the sprinkler started to work. The pressure of the waterworks was 0.28 MPa when the sprinkler operated, by which it verified that fire could go out even by waterworks pressure of the general residence.

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