Fire detection & fire alarm systems in heavy duty vehicles: WP2 — factors influencing detector performance in vehicles

The work presented in this report is part of a larger project about fire detection and fire alarm systems in heavy duty vehicles. The work presented here covers measured data and theoretical background of durability factors influencing fire detector performance and life-span in engine compartments of heavy duty vehicles. The purpose of this work is mainly to provide background information for the overall goal of defining an international test standard. Component requirements set to ensure survivability in an engine compartment will be based on this work. Suitable test methods for different durability factors are suggested and experimental data can be used to define suitable requirement levels. The experimental results consists of measurements on a city bus, on two wheel-loaders, and on a truck operating in an ore mine.


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Media Info

  • Pagination: 60
  • Serial:
    • SP Report
    • Issue Number: 2015:77
    • Publisher: SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
    • ISSN: 0284-5172

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01664447
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
  • ISBN: 9789188001986
  • Files: ITRD, VTI
  • Created Date: Mar 28 2018 10:24AM