The current study conducted controlled gas-burner tests in purpose-built single- and two-story structures instrumented throughout with thermocouples, pressure transducers, and bi-directional probes.
The study was conducted because the fire-modeling community currently lacks full-scale data from tests conducted in realistic residential-style structures. The experiments conducted consisted of sequences of ventilation events. The data collected in these tests was intended to provide several new validation cases for the fire modeling community. (publisher abstract modified)