Research on Fire Behavior of Ship Engine Room


Research on Fire Behavior of Ship Engine Room


Chen keye

College of Ocean Science and Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 201306, China.


American Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences

Due to the need for high performance and reduced commercial cost of ownership, and due to many outstanding advantages such as high strength and light weight, steel has been widely used in engineering practice. In the case of fire, in order to prevent and protect these structures, it is the key issue to study the fire behavior environment. The engine room is also the source of power for ships. It is a high-risk area with frequent fires. Therefore, this paper mainly uses FDS to conduct numerical simulation research through a scaled-down engine room with a size of 3m×3m×3.5m. The change of temperature, pressure and smoke movement in the closed cabin with time at a fire source height of 1.5m is studied. The research shows that the fire behavior inside the closed cabin conforms to the two-zone model, and the fire suppression method of the closed fire has its significant advantages, And looked for the best time to reopen the cabin and the location of subsequent repair structures.


Keywords: Fire behavior; Ship engine room; FDS

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How to cite this article:
Chen keye. Research on Fire Behavior of Ship Engine Room. American Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2020; 3:22. DOI:10.28933/ajbas-2020-04-0205


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