Projects Tag: WPI

As in firefighting, much of fire investigation has traditionally been learned on-the-job or experientially. Fire investigation is among the more complicated forensic sciences and requires a solid understanding of fire behavior and physics in general. Proper fire investigation should use…
Every year, firefighters lose their lives and are injured when flashovers occur during structural fires. A system to provide an early warning of an impending flashover could allow firefighters to exit a structure before the flashover occurs. This report from…
One of two graduate level fire engineering programs in the country, WPI Fire Protection Engineering has driven more research, developed more real-world solutions, and graduated more in-demand experts in the last 30 years. Whether performing risk analyses with architects, engineering…