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Table 7 Passenger car: medium

From: Distribution analysis of the fire severity characteristics of single passenger road vehicles using heat release rate data

ID Vehicle make and model Vehicle year Curb weight (kg) Facility type Condition Ignition source Ignition location Incipient stage Mass loss rate Carbon emission/Product consumption Heat release rate evaluation method Smoke production Reference and experiment date (ED)/report submitted (RS)/date published (DP)
MED1 Unknown Undetermined, available from 1970 – late 1990s 1380 Open Calorimeter Driver and passenger windows rolled down 10 cm Cloth soaked with methanol Driver’s seat Included N N Oxygen depletion N (Shintani et al. 2004)
DP March 2004
MED2 Peugeot 406 Berline 1994 1382 Corner Calorimeter N/A 1.5 L gasoline in open tray Under gear box Included Y N Oxygen depletion N (Joyeux et al. 2002)
ED 1995
MED3 Peugeot 406 Break 1994 1454 Corner Calorimeter N/A 1.5 L gasoline in open tray Under gear box Included Y N Oxygen depletion N (Joyeux et al. 2002)
ED 1995
MED4 Unknown Undetermined, available from 1970 – late 1990s 1470 Open Calorimeter Driver and passenger windows rolled down 10 cm Cloth soaked with methanol Driver’s seat Included N N Oxygen depletion N (Shintani et al. 2004)
DP March 2004
MED5 Renault Laguna Undetermined, available from 1993 - 1999 1380 - 1550 N/A 60 l of fuel was in the fuel tank N/A N/A Unclear N N Not mentioned N (Marlair et al. 2008)
  ED June 1999