SPILLED FUEL IGNITION SOURCES AND COUNTERMEASURES

This program defined the conditions under which motor vehicle crash fires are ignited and proposed practicable countermeasures to reduce the incidence of these fires. Both ignition sources and fuel spillage were investigated. An important aspect of this program was to demonstrate, through the mechanics of crash testing, the type of fire safety protection that can be provided by present technology. The program consisted of five major tasks which are described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ultrasystems, Incorporated

    Dynamic Science Division, 1850 West Pinnacle Peak Road
    Phoenix, AZ  USA  85027

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Johnson, N
    • SANDERSON, S
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 212 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093438
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Dyn Sci-2310-75-118 Final Rpt., DOT-HS-801-722
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-4-00872
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1976 12:00AM