A medium-scale fire test rig was designed, constructed and tested.
Early experiments showed it to have potential in establishing fire
data for furnishing composites, which paralleled values produced
from full scale fire tests. The apparatus had facilities to
continuously monitor temperatures, smoke emission and carbon
monoxide, along with analysis of other toxic gases and general
observations of the fire. [Continues.]
A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.