Uncertainties in façade fire tests – measurements and modeling
SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Fire Research, Borås, Sweden
* Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Materials, University of Zagreb, Croatia
In this paper a comparison between test and modelling results are performed for two large-scale façade fire testing methods, namely SP Fire 105 and BS 8414-1. In order to be able to compare tests and modelling the uncertainties have to be quantified both in the test and the modelling. Here we present a methodology based on deterministic sampling to quantify uncertainties in the modelling input. We find, in general good agreement between the models and the test results. Moreover, temperatures estimated by plate thermometers is indicated to be less sensitive to small variations in model input and is thus suitable for these kind of comparisons.
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