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Papers presented at the 6th International Symposium on the Aerodynamics and Ventilation of Vehicle Tunnels, Durham, UK: 27-29 September, 1988

Author: P Wood; Rosemary Pickford; BHRA (Association)
Publisher: BHRA, ©1988.
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International Symposium on the Aerodynamics and Ventilation of Vehicle Tunnels (6th : 1988 : Durham, England).
Papers presented at the 6th International Symposium on the Aerodynamics and Ventilation of Vehicle Tunnels, Durham, UK: 27-29 September, 1988.
BHRA, ©1988
(OCoLC)645264613
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P Wood; Rosemary Pickford; BHRA (Association)
ISBN: 094771149X 9780947711498
OCLC Number: 20260474
Description: 606 pages
Contents: A: Rail Tunnel Theory & Modelling 1. 1. Transient pressures inside passenger trains travelling through tunnels. 2. High speed tests with ICE/V passing through tunnels and the effect of sealed coaches on passenger comfort. 3. Preducted passenger response to tunnel pressure transients. 4. Estimation of aerodynamic drag of Shinkansen trains from pressure rise in tunnel. B: Rail Tunnel Theory & Modelling 2. Aspects of flow and heat transfer in railway tunnels. Heating and pollution measurements in a railway tunnel on the Congo-Ocean railway line. The influence of unsteady friction on the propagation of pressure waves in tunnels. 4. Optimum control vortex design of axial flow fans for vehicle tunnels. C: Road Tunnel Theory & Modelling. The friction losses on walls caused by a row of four parallel jet flows. 2. Environmental justification of a vehicular tunnel constructed in residential area. 3. A computer simulation for longitudinal ventilation of a road tunnel with incoming and outgoing slip roads. 4. Water tunnel experiments on electrostatic precipitator stations in the undersea tunnel along Trans-Tokyo Bay Highway. D: Rail Tunnel Design & Safety. 1. Smoke removal in tunnels and its effect on the safety environment of rail cars. 2. The Mount Lebanon tunnel ventilation system. Aerodynamic and thermal design for the Great Belt tunnel. E: Road Tunnel Design & Safety 1. 1. Effects of new emission standards on tunnel ventilation. 2. Basic design of the ventilation system of the tunnels of the Southwest-Center corridor in Sao Paulo. 3. Ventilation of the Sydney Harbour tunnel. 4. Liquified air in overlong tunnels. F: Road tunnel Design & Safety 2. 1. Practical test of emergency ventilation combined with bus firing at the Kan-Etsu Tunnel. 2. Operation and adequacy of the new ventilation system of the Kan-Etsu road tunnel. 3. Specialities of ventilation systems of the Kan-Etsu tunnel. G: Road Tunnel Design & Safety 3. 1. Ventilation design considerations for the proposed Route 5 tunnels in Hong Kong. 2. Advanced tunnel ventilation system for the Karawanken Tunnel. 3. The application of jet fans to longitudinal tunnel ventilation. 4. Operational control, emergency procedures, ventilation and transportation of dangerous goods at British toll tunnels. H: Fire Modelling. 1. Application of field model on tunnel fire services design. 2. Radiant heat and surface roughness effects in the numerical modelling of tunnel fires. 3. Thermally stratified forced ventilation in tunnels. 4. Improving emergency-ventilation procedures in subways thru hot-smoke tests. J: Safety. 1. A safe ventilation procedure for single-track tunnels. 2. Tunnel ventilation design for fire safety. 3. Post transbay tube fire tests.
Responsibility: [editors P. Wood, R. Pickford].

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