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Following the international success of the first edition, this complete update of the acclaimed reference on fire dynamics provides all the information necessary for a fundamental understanding of fire phenomena. The author, concentrating chiefly on the area of uncontrolled combustion, discusses the principles of chemistry, physics, heat and mass transfer, and fluid dynamics. The second edition also covers ignition, heat aerodynamics, spread of flame, and the behavior of fires in buildings.
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Dougal Drysdale (born in Scotland, UK) is a Professor Emeritus in Fire Safety Engineering at the University of Edinburgh and member of the BRE Centre for Fire Safety Engineering.
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