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Existing Improvements in Simulation of Fire–Wind Interaction and Its Effects on Structures

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School of Engineering and Information Technology, University of New South Wales Canberra, Canberra, ACT 2610, Australia
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School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
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Department of Fire Protection Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
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Academic Editor: Chad M. Hoffman
Received: 22 April 2021 / Revised: 4 May 2021 / Accepted: 5 May 2021 / Published: 10 May 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Wind Fire Interaction and Fire Whirl)
This work provides a detailed overview of existing investigations into the fire–wind interaction phenomena. Specifically, it considers: the fanning effect of wind, wind direction and slope angle, and the impact of wind on fire modelling, and the relevant analysis (numerical and experimental) techniques are evaluated. Recently, the impact of fire on buildings has been widely analysed. Most studies paid attention to fire damage evaluation of structures as well as structure fire safety engineering, while the disturbance interactions that influence structures have been neglected in prior studies and must be analysed in greater detail. In this review article, evidence regarding the fire–wind interaction is discussed. The effect of a fire transitioning from a wildfire to a wildland–urban interface (WUI) is also investigated, with a focus on the impact of the resulting fire–wind phenomenon on high- and low-rise buildings. View Full-Text
Keywords: fire propagation; fire-wind interaction; low-rise building; high-rise buildings; WUI fire propagation; fire-wind interaction; low-rise building; high-rise buildings; WUI
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Ghodrat, M.; Shakeriaski, F.; Nelson, D.J.; Simeoni, A. Existing Improvements in Simulation of Fire–Wind Interaction and Its Effects on Structures. Fire 2021, 4, 27. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/fire4020027

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Ghodrat M, Shakeriaski F, Nelson DJ, Simeoni A. Existing Improvements in Simulation of Fire–Wind Interaction and Its Effects on Structures. Fire. 2021; 4(2):27. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/fire4020027

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Ghodrat, Maryam, Farshad Shakeriaski, David J. Nelson, and Albert Simeoni. 2021. "Existing Improvements in Simulation of Fire–Wind Interaction and Its Effects on Structures" Fire 4, no. 2: 27. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/fire4020027

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