|Document ID (ISN)||67113|
|Convention or series no.
||Hymes I., Boydell W., Prescott B.
||Thermal radiation: Physiological and pathological effects
||Institution of Chemical Engineers, Davis Building, 165-189 Railway Terrace, Rugby CV21 3HQ, United Kingdom, 1996. vii, 130p. Illus. 57 ref. Index. Price: GBP 30.00.
||This report presents data on the effects of thermal radiation for use in the assessment of hazards from fires and fireballs. Contents: general effects of fires and fireballs and physiological implications; basic principles of thermal radiation and effects on man; properties and biological role of skin; pathological damage from thermal radiation; prognosis of burn injury victims; application of burn data to thermal radiation hazard situations; significance of clothing in exposure to thermal radiation; ignition and melting characteristics of clothing fabrics; nature of burn injury from burning clothing; attenuation and mitigation of thermal radiation.
||fire; radiant heat; major hazards; thermal burns
||threshold of pain; prognosis; clothing; biological effects; accident descriptions; protection against heat; physiology of skin
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Heat and cold