Conference Papers

Rome 2017

17th IWMC in Rome (Italy) on 25th and 26th October 2017

General

C.J. Walsh, FireOx International, Ireland: Sustainable Fire Engineering: a necessary ethical and creative Design Transformation (abstract)
Hong-Zeng (Bert) Yu, FM Global, USA: Water Mist Fire Protection - Application Opportunities and Development Issues (abstract)

Research & Testing

Axel Cablé, INSA Centre Val de Loire, France: Comparative Study of the Flow within Water Mist and Sprinkler Fire Protection Systems by means of CFD (abstract)
Gary Howe, Zurich Risk Engineering, UK: Witness and Proving Testing for Water Mist Systems (abstract)
Jingjie Ren, Dalian Univ. of Technology, China: Effect of ultrafine Water Mist on Methane / Air Explosions in a close Vessel with Obstacles (abstract)
Max Lakkonen, IFAB, Germany: Testing Low-Pressure Water Mist Systems for Protection of Wood Board Press (abstract
James Patrick White, FM Global, USA: Measurement and Simulation of Suppression Effects in a Buoyant Turbulent Line Fire (abstract) (Winner of the IWMA Young Talent Award / Ph.D)

Applications

Mick Cory, Firestorm, Australia: Retrofit 2,248 Buses for Engin Bay Protection using High-Pressure Water Mist (abstract)
Massimo Farnesi, Ultra Fog, Sweden: Water Mist Protection on Railway Vehicles - The Italian Approach (abstract)
Giancarlo Franchini, Cristanini, Italy: Development of a portable Cutting Fire Extinguisher for Industrial, Maritime and Civil Use (abstract)
Nino Frisina, Marioff, Finland: Water Mist and Heritage Buildings: St. Mark's Basilica (abstract)
Francesco Fritz, EMIControls, Italy: Efficiency of Water Turbines in stationary Fire Prevention Systems for Hangars and Recycling Centres (abstract)
Johan Hoogweg & Ronald Oldengarm. DGMR, The Netherlands: Case Study: Water Mist in a historic Place (abstract)
Rüdiger Kopp, Fogtec, Germany: Proven Firefighting Efficiency for Large Transformers with High-Pressure Water Mist (abstract)
Rudolf Krause, Direkt.T, Germany: Fire Protection Concept to preserve a historical Building and to add additional Storeys (abstract)
Anna Lada, Telesto, Poland: Low-Pressure Water Mist for effective Firefighting of small and medium Fires (abstract)
Tim Nichols, Tyco Fire Protection Products, UK: Protection of Ordinary Hazard Compartments with Sidewall Water Mist Nozzles (abstract)
Giancarlo Minardi, Marioff, Finland: Hi-FOG Designer Water Mist System Design Tool (abstract)
Luca Tarozzi (Bettati Antincendio) & Paolo Santangelo (Univ. degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia), Italy: Water Mist Systems for Fire Protection of Saunas (abstract)
Antonio Terio, Danfoss Fire Fighting, Denmark: High-Pressure Water Mist Fire Protection Systems for the Protection of Shopping Centres in historical City Centres (abstract)

Speakers are listed alphabetically within the different sections. The pdf-files of the presentations and papers will be made available for IWMA members and attendees after the closure of the conference!
Vienna 2016

16th IWMC in Vienna (Austria) on 21st and 22nd September 2016

General

  • Joachim Böke, Minimax, Germany: Update on European Standardization Work
  • Ragnar Wighus, SP Fire Research Norway: Water Mist: State of the Art and the Way ahead

Research & Testing

  • Ralf Lehmann, IFAB, Germany: Proof of Suitability of a Water Mist Fire Protection System in a Hotel Atrium as compensatory Measure combining different Engineering Methods - and there is more ...
  • Daniel A. Martin, Jensen Hughes Associates, USA: The Use of a Water Mist Curtain as a Radiation Shield (Winner of the IWMA Young Talent Award)
  • Keisuke Nakahara, Tokyo Denki University, Japan: Inhibition Effectiveness of Water Mist on Ignition of Propane / Air Mixture
  • Raùl Ochoterena, SP Fire Research Sweden: Electrosprays for Fire Suppression (sorry, not available for download ...) 
  • Ning Ren, FM Global, USA: FireFOAM Modeling of Water Mist Suppression of Compartment Fires
  • Hong-Zeng (Bert) Yu, FM Global, USA: Factors affecting Efficiency of Water Mist Suppression of Solid Combustible Fires in open Space

Applications

  • Angel Abbud-Madrid, Colorado School of Mines, USA: Water Mist in Space - The ISS Fine Water Mist protable Fire Extinguishers
  • Mark Davies, UltraFog Ltd., UK: Delivering High Quality Water Mist Solutions 
  • Mattias Eggert & Roger Barrett James, Unifire AB, Sweden: Advanced Fully Automatic Fire Detection and Extinguishing Systems Utilizing Robotic Nozzles
  • Francesco Fritz, EmiControls Srl, Italy: Aerosol Turbines for Mitigation of harmful Emissions and Firefighting - Efficiency Comparision vs. traditional Techniques
  • Joachim Gabran, Marioff, Finland: Water Mist Fire Protection for the Food Industry
  • Jim Glockling, FPA, UK: Local Water Mist Protection Systems - Demonstrating Competent Design
  • Josef Hainzl, Aquasys, Austria: High Pressure Water Mist Firefighting System for Data Centre Protection
  • Rüdiger Kopp, Fogtec, Germany: Compensation of missing Fire Partitions with High Pressure Water Mist
  • Luciano Nigro, Jensen Hughes European Alliance, Italy: The Quality of Water Mist Systems (Panel Discussion)
  • Lasse Sørensen Laustsen, Danfoss Semco, Denmark: 250,000 m2 University Hospital entirely protected by High Pressure Water Mist System
  • William Makant, Plumis, UK: A residential Water Mist Suppression System with a 6 Litres per Minute Flow
  • Tim Nichols, Tyco, UK: Local Application Water Mist for Landbased Risks
Amsterdam 2015

15th IWMC in Amsterdam (Netherlands) on 28th and 29th October 2015

IWMA Chairman Ragnar Wighus welcomes the delegates

General

  • Magnus Arvidson, SP Sweden: Practical Experience from actual Water Mist Installations: What can 
  • be learnt?  
  • Paul Bryant: Fire Cubed LLP, UK: The Use of Water Mist Protection as a Part of a Fire Strategy for complex Buildings   
  • Johan Hoogeweg & Ronald Oldengarm, DGMR, Netherlands: (“Unconditional”) Confidence in Sprinkler … Do we have Confidence in Water Mist?    
  • Erling Mengshoel, Prevent Systems AS, Norway: KEY NOTE: Market Perspective: A Manufacturer’s Point of View  

Research & Testing

  • Jonathan Carpenter, FM Approvals, USA: Fire Test Protocols for Water Mist System Protection of Data Processing Rooms / Halls  
  • Bjarne Husted, Lund University, Sweden: Comparison of Experiments and numerical Simulations of 
  • High Pressure Water Mist Curtain as a Radiation Shield   
  • Alexandre Jenft, CNPP, France: Large Scale Fire Suppression Tests with Water Mist Systems in Power Transformer Building   
  • Kati Laakkonen, Marioff, Finland: Sprinkler Activation with Porous Suspended Ceiling  
  • Nadia Mofidi, Narfoam Kar Co., Iran: Simulation of Water Mist in ICUs (paper) 
  • Raúl Ochoterena, SP Sweden: Studies of Water Mist produced by Low Pressure Cluster Nozzles 
  • Hong-Zeng (Bert) Yu, FM Global, USA: Physical Scaling of Water Mist Protection of 260-m3 Machinery Enclosure 

Applications

  • Mark Davies, Ultra Fog, Sweden: Machinery Space and Gas Turbines – Engineering a Solution for 
  • real World Design
  • Dirk-Jan de Jong, Van Wijk & Boerma Firepacks B.V., Netherlands: Design and Development of the WB Firepacks High Pressure Water Mist Pump Set     
  • Henk Jan Kooijmans, Unica Groep, Netherlands: High Pressure Water Mist in Data Centres
  • Rüdiger Kopp, Fogtec Fire Protection GmbH & Co. KG, Germany: Water Mist for ventilated large Scale 
  • Cable Tunnels  
  • Willem Nater, Nater Gas & Vloeistofsystemen BV, Netherlands: Mobile Water Mist Units – 
  • Experience and Project Description
  • Tim Nichols, Tyco Fire Protection Products, UK: Data Centre Low Pressure Water Mist Solutions 
Istanbul 2014

14th IWMC in Istanbul (Turkey) on 22nd and 23rd October 2014

IWMA chairman Ragnar Wighus (SP Norway) welcomes the delegates

General

  • Ragnar Wighus (IWMA Chairman) SP, Norway: Opening Address (State of the Art)
  • Alan Brinson, EFSN, UK: How does Water Mist fit into the Water-Based Fire-Fighting World?
  • Rajko Rothe, IFAB, Germany: The IWMA Research Project

Codes & Standards

  • Magnus Arvidson, SP Fire Research, Sweden: The Background and Development of the Guidelines in IMO Resolution A.800 (19) 
  • Jonathan Carpenter, FM Approvals, USA: Planned Updates to FM Approval Standard Class 5560, Water Mist Systems, for 2015 Revision
  • Stefan Kratzmeir, VdS, Germany: Fire Protection with Water Mist Systems – the View of VdS: VdS 3188 Guideline for Planning and Installation

Research & Testing

  • Fernando Arnáiz (RG Systems) & Mariano Lázaro (University of Cantabria), Spain: Experimental Characterization and Computer Modelling of Water Mist Systems
  • Hai Jiang, United Technologies Research Center, USA: Water Mist-Based Fire Suppression Modeling of an Office Space Scenario
  • Kristian Hox, SP Fire Research, Norway: Reflections about Fire Test Protocols for Protection of Cable Ducts
  • Einar Kolstadt, Stord/Hausgesund University College, Dept. of Engineering, Norway: The Effect of applying Auto Ignition Temperature in FDS Simulation
  • Nadia Mofidi, Narfoam Kar Co., Iran: CFD Simulation of Water Mist and Sprinkler System in Resalat Tunnel of Tehran - and there is more ...

Applications

  • Dr. Gökhan Balik, Etik Muhendislik Danismanlik, Turkey: The Use of Air Atomizing Nozzles to produce Sprays with fine Droplets  - and and there is more ...
  • Gary Howe (Zurich Insurance, UK) & Alex Palle (VID Fire-Kill, Denmark): Water Mist Protection of Saunas
  • Rüdiger Kopp, Fogtec, Germany: Fire Protection for Printing Machines with Water Mist
  • Dr. Rudolf Krause, Direkt T, Germany: Some practical Applications to Water Mist Technology 
  • Zygmunt Lada, Telesto, Poland: Rotor Technology to generate Water Mist for local Applications
  • Dr. Tim Nichols, Tyco Fire Protection Products, UK: Fire Protection of compact Archive Storage using Water Mist
  • Alex Palle, VID Fire-Kill, Denmark: Vulnerable Person fixed System – A Case Study 
  • Marco Pesaola, Eusebi Impianti, Italy: Protection of critical and innovative Buildings with Water Mist High Pressure Systems
Speakers are listed in alphabetical order within the different sections. To read the presentations, please click on the speaker's surname! To be put in touch with the authors, please contact the IWMA office in Hamburg!
Paris 2013

13th IWMC in Paris (France) on 16th & 17th October 2013

 

IWMA Chairman Ragnar Wighus during his presentation

General

  • Ragnar Wighus, SINTEF, Norway: KEYNOTE: The State of the Art of Water Mist Technology

Codes & Standards

  • Luciano Nigro, Marioff Italy: Status of the Standardization of Water Mist Systems
  • Marco Pesaola, Eusebi Impianti, Italy: New Water Mist Solutions according to Annex B of CEN TS 14972 - "Guidelines for developing Fire Test Procedures for Water Mist Systems"

Research & Testing

  • Elizabeth Blanchard, CSTB, France: Smoke Layer and Water Spray Interaction - Impact on Visibility and Thermal Conditions
  • Dr. Siaka Dembele, Kingston University London, UK: Water Spray Curtain for Shielding Hydrogen Flames - Effect of Flame Spectrum on total Transmissivities
  • Louise Jackman, BRE, UK: Water Mist Protection of domestic and residential Occupancies - Approvals Approach
  • Alexandre Jenft, CNPP, France: Identification of Fire Suppression Mechanisms by Water Mist - Experimental and Numerical Analysis
  • Einar Kolstadt, Stord/Hausgesund University College, Dept. of Engineering, Norway: Simulation of Engine Room Fire and Water Mist
  • Alexander Saß, IFAB, Germany: Requirements on Fire Test Scenarios to approve Water Mist Extinguishing Systems in OH Hazard Applications - recent Findings of OH3 Test Series
  • Jukka Vaari, VTT, Finland: Experimental Characterization and CFD Modelling of High-Pressure Water Mist Spray
  • Hong-Zeng (Bert) Yu, FM Global, USA: A Fire Test Protocol for Off-Road Vehicle Fire Extinguishing Systems

Applications

  • Christophe Balayre, Danfoss Semco, Denmark: Protection of Data Center – Application with high-pressure Water Mist Systems
  • Evrard Borg, Herakles-Group Safran, France: An innovative extinguisher for fire protection
  • Pierre Breillout (Marioff France) & Luciano Nigro (Marioff Italy): Radio France – A Case Study of Archive Fire Protection (available in French only!)
  • Márton Horváth, Tüzör, Hungary: The secrets of smoke extraction and high-pressure water mist in the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest
  • Mats Norling, Ultra Fog, Sweden: Protection of Transformers and Gas Turbine Enclosures and “how to check function of an automatic Sprinkler Head”
  • Rüdiger Kopp, Fogtec, Germany: Increasing Fire Safety of Cologne Main Station by high-pressure Water Mist
  • Stuart Lloyd: Zurich Insurance, UK: Industrial Oil Cooker Protection from the Insurance Point of View
  • Ingrid Staurheim (KA Assn. f. Employers in the Church of Norway and Church-Related NGOs, Norway) & Ragnar Wighus (Sintef, Norway) Protecting wood Churches with water-based Fire-Fighting Systems
  • To view the pictures to Ms Staurheim's presentation please click HERE!
  • Kenneth Steenberg Jaquet, SØren Jensen A/S, Denmark: Water mist in performance-based Buildings



Speakers are listed in alphabetical order within the different sections. To read the presentations, please click on the speakers' surnames! To be put in touch with the authors, please contact the IWMA office in Hamburg!
Barcelona 2012

12th IWMC in Barcelona (Spain) on 14th & 15th November 2012

The Danfoss Semco delegation together with Mr. Oliver Callies (Callies GmbH, 2nd, left) and Mr. Patrick Brogan (Semco Maritime, 2nd, right)

General

  • Ragnar Wighus, SINTEF, Norway: KEYNOTE: The State of the Art of Water Mist Technology

Codes & Standards

  • Gordon Biezeveld, Underwriters Laboratories, Netherlands: Water Mist Fire Protection – Revision to UL 2167 and NFPA Standards
  • Luciano Nigro, Marioff Italy: Water Mist available Fire Test Protocols and the current Status of the European Water Mist Fire-Fighting System Standard 14972-1

Research & Testing

  • Bianca van Agtmaal, Efectis, Netherlands: Shielding Effects of Water Mist
  • Bart Boonacker, TNO, Netherlands: Fire Protection in Ammunition Storage Spaces on Board Naval Craft – An Evaluation of the Water Application Rate - and there is more ... 
  • Are W. Brandt & Christian Sesseng, SINTEF, Norway: Quantifying the Effectiveness of Water Mist Systems using Oxygen End Humidity Measurements
  • Arnaud Breton, CNPP, France: Technical Evaluation of Water Mist Systems for the Protection of Diesel Generators
  • Louise Jackman, BRE, UK: Water Mist Protection of low Hazard Occupancies – Approval, Approach
  • Mariano Lázaro, University of Cantabria, Spain: Development and full-scale Tests of a Water Mist System inside high speed Trains
  • Mercedes Lago & Tony Lemaire, Efectis, Netherlands: Effect of longitudinal Ventilation on the Efficiency of Water Mist in Tunnel Applications
  • Mats Norling, UltraFog, Sweden: Developing an anti-ligature Nozzle for Prisons or Institutions and how to test the Function of an automatic Sprinkler Nozzle
  • Rajka Rothe, IFAB, Germany: A Comparison of conventional Sprinkler and Water Mist, Reproducibility vs. Representativeness within OH1 Approval 
  • Prof. Paolo Tartarini, DIEF, Univ. degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy: Advancements in understanding Water Mist Systems – from Spray Characterization to real-scale Applications
  • Ragnar Wighus, SINTEF, Norway: Deluge Systems for open Spaces
  • Hong-Zeng (Bert) Yu, FM Global, USA: Using well-stirred-reactor Modeling and physical Scaling to develop a Water Mist Protection to extinguish ignitable liquid Fires in a naturally-ventilated Building

Applications

  • Erik Christensen, Novenco, Denmark: Examples of Water Mist Protection of essential Equipment as Part of a total Protection Concept for industrial Facilities
  • Andreas Flock, TPG, Germany: The Combination of high-pressure Water Mist and controlled Ventilation as a new Application for the Protection of Openings in Ceilings along with Escape Routes
  • Henrik Johansson, TYCO Sweden: Nordic Hospital and Care-House Protection – The Aquamist Solution
  • Alex Palle, VID Fire-Kill, Denmark: Protection of cultural Heritage Applications with low-pressure Water Mist Systems
  • Marco Pesaola, Eusebi Impianti, Italy: Complete Fire Protection with EI-Mist of a 540 m tall Tower
  • Kurt Schebel, Arup, USA: St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York, NY, USA (to watch a video on the Trinity Catheral Fire please click HERE!)
  • Fred van Veenen, Unica, Netherlands: Case Study – The Isala Hospital in the Netherlands

 

Speakers are listed in alphabetical order within the different sections. To read the presentations, please click on the speakers' surnames! To be put in touch with the authors, please contact the IWMA office in Hamburg!
Hamburg 2011

11th IWMC in Hamburg (Germany) on 12th & 13th October 2011

... the annual IWMC in Hamburg

General

  • Luciano Nigro, Marioff Italy: The Water Mist Industry today – inside Views and outside Views
  • Ragnar Wighus, SINTEF, Norway: KEYNOTE: The State of the Art of Water Mist Technology
  • Hong-Zeng (Bert) Yu, FM Global, USA: On Establishing common Requirements for Water Mist Systems in protecting ordinary combustible Fires

Codes & Standards

  • Luciano Nigro, Marioff Italy: TS 14972 – Current Developments 
  • Research & Testing
  • Andreas Flock (TPG; Germany) & Bernd Konrath (IFI, Germany): The Impact of the Combination of high-pressure Water Mist and intelligent Ventilation Mechanisms on the System Performance (available in German only! To obtain this presentation, please contact IWMA!)
  • Fabien Kritter, BG Consulting, Germany: Water Mist Effect on large Fire Tests, Use of CFD to investigate untested Conditions
  • Sullivan Lechêne, CSTB, France: A Water Mist System Evaluation based on real scale Fire Tests  - and there is more ... 
  • Amir Omidvar, Shiraz University, Iran: The Effect of Water Spray Temperature on the Effectiveness of Water Mist Fire Suppression Systems
  • Bob Whiteley, TYCO, UK: Heat Collectors – Will they work?
  • Dan Xu, Center of Maritime Technologies: CFD Simulation of the Water Mist Effect on Fire
  • Michael Zölck, Protecfire, Germany: The Development of a new System from the Idea to the final Solution (available in German only!)

Applications

  • Eric Christensen, Novenco, Denmark: Successful Water Mist Protection of a Food Processing Plant - and there is more ... 
  • Jörg Franke, TYCO, Germany: High-pressure Sample Applications in Europe – An Overview about Opportunities
  • Philipp Guth, Callies GmbH, Germany: Fields of Application for modern high-pressure Water Mist Systems (sorry, not available!)
  • Ingrid Naus, Cauberg-Huygen Ingenieurs BV, Netherlands: Water Mist Installation in the Dutch Textile Museum (to obtain this presentation, please contact IWMA!) 
  • Carsten Palle, VID Fire-Kill, Denmark: Newest Developments for low-pressure Water Mist Systems
  • Marco Pesaola, Eusebi Impianti, Italy: Water Mist Systems designed for Earthquake Conditions
  • Rajko Rothe, Fogtec, Germany: Fire Protection of Underground Facilities with innovative Water Mist Systems

 

 

Speakers are listed in alphabetical order within the different sections. To read the presentations, please click on the speakers' surnames! To be put in touch with the authors, please contact the IWMA office in Hamburg!
Prague 2010

10th IWMC in Prague (Czech Republic) on 3rd & 4th November 2010

The IWMA audience is listening ...

General

  • Petter Aune (Computlt, Norway) & Are Sæbø (SINTEF, Norway): Advanced CFD Modeling of Water Mist Fire-Fighting – Simulation and Comparison with Test Results (sorry, not available)          
  • Roberto Borraccino, Tema Sistemi, Italy: Low-pressure Water Mist Fire Protection Systems with F-500 Encapsulator Agent
  • Carsten Palle, VID Fire-Kill, Denmark: Intelligent low-pressure Water Mist – A Glimpse into the Future
  • Paolo E. Santangelo, Modena University, Italy: Water Mist Systems in Mass Production Industries
  • Ragnar Wighus, SINTEF, Norway: KEYNOTE: Advances in Water Mist Technology

Codes & Standards

  • Chris Conway, Bandweaver Ltd., UK: The Integration of prEN54 Part 22 Compliant Fibre Optic Line Type Heat Detection Systems for Activation of Water Mist Suppression Systems (sorry, not available!)
  • Alkis Staikouras, IFEX Technologies: What is Fire?
  • Bob Whiteley, TYCO, UK: An Overview of the Draft BS Systems - Codes of Practice for Design and Installation

Research & Testing

  • Bjarne P. Husted, Stord/Hausgesund University College, Norway: Improvement of Test Methods for Water Mist Systems in Offices – CEN/TS 14972: 2008, Annex A.3
  • Yusuf Muhammad, Plumis, UK: Evaluating Automist - Assessing an innovative Solution without an established Product Class
  • Luciano Nigro, Marioff Italy: Tested versus approved Water Mist Systems – current experiences and the build-up of a wider Water Mist Market
  • Aurélien Thiry, Laure Mimouni, LCPP, Slovenia: Full scale tests in a nine Storey Building using high-pressure Water Mist Systems with Regards to Fire Safety (to obtain this presentation please contact IWMA!)
  • Hong-Zeng (Bert) Yu, FM Global, USA: Development of a Water Mist Protection for flammable Liquid use in Occupancy using physical Scaling Approach

Applications

  • Cong Beihua, Shanghai Yatai Fire Engineering, PR China: Fire Protection with Water Mist in a Tobacco Warehouse
  • Lukas Blaha, PPS, Czech Republic: Introduction to the Installation in the National Library Prague (sorry, not available!)
  • Patrick Joyez, Eurotunnel, France: The Evaluation of Water Mist from an End User’s point of view – The Eurotunnel - and there is more ...
  • Rüdiger Kopp, Fogtec, Germany: Fire Protection for innovative Light Structure high rise Buildings based on high-pressure Water Mist Technology
  • Stefan Kratzmeir, IFAB, Germany: High-pressure Water Mist for the Protection of the Risk of Oil Mists Explosions
  • Marco Pesaola, Eusebi Impianti, Italy: Fire Protection with Water Mist in Nuclear Plants
  • Hemdan Shalaby, IdF: The Influence of Droplet Size of Water Mist on Extinguishment of Fire Plume
Speakers are listed in alphabetical order within the different sections. To read the presentations, please click on the speakers' surnames! To be put in touch with the authors, please contact the IWMA office in Hamburg!
London 2009

9th IWMC in London (UK) on 23rd & 24th September 2009

General

  • Ragnar Wighus, SINTEF, Norway: The IWMA Scaling Project - Scaling of Fire Suppression Characteristics in Machinery Spaces

Codes & Standards

  • Henrik Abrahamsen, DFL, Denmark: IMO Standards Status Quo, Interpretation, Problems and Suggestions
  • Henrik Bygbjerg, Danfoss Semco, Denmark: The Danish Standard and the associated Approval Process
  • Bob Whiteley, TYCO, UK: The Development of the UK Water Mist Standard
  • Hong-Zeng (Bert) Yu, FM Global, USA: Introducing the new FM Approvals Standard Class 5580 – Hybrid (Water and Inert-Gas) Fire Extinguishing Systems

Research & Testing

  • Magnus Arvidson, SP, Sweden: Large-scale Ro-Ro Deck Fire Suppression Tests – Part 1: Water Spray System Tests
  • Magnus Arvidson, SP, Sweden: Large-scale Ro-Ro deck Fire Suppression Tests – Part 2: High-Pressure Water Mist System Tests (both presentations in one file!)
  • Ricky Carvel, University of Edinburgh, UK: Approximate Travelling Distance of Water Mist Droplets in Tunnels - and there is more ...
  • Louise Jackman & Kelvin Annable, BRE, UK: Understanding the Mechanisms for successful Water Mist Fire Protection Systems
  • Leander Noordijk, EFECTIS, Netherlands: Research into the use of small Scale Tests combined with CFD Simulations to assess the Efficiency of Water Mist in Tunnels
  • Paolo E. Santangelo, Modena University, Italy: On the Characterization of Sprays produced by Water Mist Injectors

Applications

  • Henrik Bygbjerg, Danfoss Semco, Denmark: The Protection of an Office Building in a Power Plant with high-pressure Water Mist
  • Eris Cesmat, CSTB, France: The Mont Blanc Tunnel Project
  • Stéphane Coquard, Rodio, France: High-pressure Water Mist in high rise Buildings
  • Rüdiger Kopp, Fogtec, Germany: The Protection of the Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall with Water Mist
  • Carsten Palle, VID Fire-Kill, Denmark: Evaluation of Water Mist Systems for Fire Protection in large Occupancies
  • Fathi Tarada, Halcrow, UK: Quantitative Risk Assessment for a Fire Suppression System in the new Tyne Crossing in Newcastle

Poster Session

  • Elizabeth Blanchard, CSTB, France: Comparison of numerical Simulations of Radiation Propagation through Water Mists - and there is more ...
  • Pascal Boulet, CNRS, France: Water Sprays used as radiative Shield Investigations at Laboratory Scale
  • Andre Cufer, Orbi Park, Slovenia: The Emperor’s new Clothes for Tunnels (sorry, not available!)
  • Thomas Hermodsson, DBI, Denmark: Results from Tests performed at the IWMA conference 17th – 18th September 2008 (sorry, not available!)
  • Stefan Kratzmeir, Fogtec, Germany: Water Mist Systems for the Protection of Storage Areas of burnable Liquids Fire Tests and Case Study
  • Alex Palle, VID Fire-Kill, Denmark: Full Scale Tunnel Tests with low-pressure Water Mist
  • Diep Ngoc Phan, Novenco, Denmark: The Approval Process for the Application of low-pressure Water Mist Systems in Office Buildings
  • Marco Pesaola, Eusebi Impianti, Italy: High-pressure Water Mist System – alternative Solution for critical Civil Applications
  • Howard Tomlin, TYCO, UK: The efficient Protection of Food Processing Equipment with Water Mist Technology (sorry, not available!)
  • Zhigang Liu, CAFS Unit, PR China: Low-pressure Water Mist Fire Suppression Systems for industrial Oil Cooker Protection ( sorry, not available!)

 

Speakers are listed in alphabetical order within the different sections. To read the presentations, please click on the speakers' surnames! To be put in touch with the authors, please contact the IWMA office in Hamburg!