Forensic Engineering Analysis Of A Pre-Fabricated Direct-Vent Fireplace Fire
Keywords:Direct vent fireplaces, smoldering ignition, fire, chimney, natural gas, propane, flue gas temperatures
AbstractPre-Fabricated Fireplace And Chimney Systems Are A Common Appliance Found In Both Residential And Commercial Construction Today. These Systems Offer A Wide Variety Of Styles And Sizes To Meet Both Aesthetic And Supplementary Heating Purposes. Like Any Heating System However, Improper Installation Of These Systems Can Lead To Destructive Fires. This Paper Examines One Such Improper Installation Where Analysis And Physical Testing Was Used To Refute Speculative Testimony Made By The Defense.
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