Understanding and Preventing Automobile and Railroad Tunnel Fires

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The beginning:
Understanding and Preventing Automobile and Railroad Tunnel Fires
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABSTRACT4
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION5
CHAPTER TWO: METHODOLOGY7
CHAPTER THREE: PREVENTION OF TUNNEL FIRES9
CHAPTER FOUR: FACTORS AFFECTING THE SIZE & SPREAD OF TUNNEL FIRES 18
CHAPTER FIVE: TUNNEL FIRE SUPPRESSION26
CHAPTER SIX: HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN TUNNEL FIRES36
CHAPTER SEVEN: EFFECTIVE EVACUATION SYSTEMS44
CHAPTER EIGHT: CONCLUSION49
REFERENCES51
List of Tables
TABLE 1: SUMMARY OF MAJOR TUNNEL FIRES6
TABLE 2: COMPONENTS OF THE MIXED METHOD8
TABLE 3: SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR
PREVENTING TUNNEL FIRES17
TABLE 4: TUNNEL FIRE EXPERIMENTS AND LEARNINGS19
TABLE 5: SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR UNDERSTANDING
FIRE SIZE AND SPREAD25
TABLE 6: THREATS AND...
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