Fire detection & fire alarm systems in heavy duty vehicles: WP1 — survey of fire detection 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 fire detection technologies, standards and guidelines and research in the field. The purpose of this work is mainly to provide background information for the other work packages in the project. An understanding of different types of detection technologies; how the systems function and what their advantages and disadvantages are, is provided. An extensive summary of all relevant standards and guidelines, including those used in adjacent fields like the rail, aviation and marine industry, provides necessary information to the overall goal of defining an international test standard for fire detection in heavy duty vehicles. At last a short overview of past and ongoing research regarding fire detection in vehicles is presented.


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Media Info

  • Pagination: 61
  • Serial:
    • SP Report
    • Issue Number: 2015:68
    • Publisher: SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
    • ISSN: 0284-5172

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01664448
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
  • ISBN: 9789188001962
  • Files: ITRD, VTI
  • Created Date: Mar 28 2018 10:24AM