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Table 9 Sport-utility vehicle (SUV)

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 evalution method Smoke production Reference and experiment date (ED)/report submitted (RS)/date published (DP)
SUV1 Ford Explorer 1998 2232 Open Calorimeter Pass through openings under left front seat; shift lever; drain holes, left door and door sills Pool from 350 mL/min fuel tank leak ignited at 30 s Under vehicle (mid-body) Included Y Y (CO & CO2 production) Species-based calorimetry & other methods Y (Santrock 2002b)
ED 11 Jun 1998
SUV2 Ford Explorer 1998 2249 Open Calorimeter Window openings on the left and right quarter panels; additional opening on the rear lift gate, left rear door, door frames and seams along the rear compartment floor panels Pool from 750 mL/min fuel tank leak ignited at 30 s Under vehicle Included Y Y (CO & CO2 production) Species-based calorimetry & other methods Y (Santrock 2002f)
  ED 9 Jun 1998