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Below some of the research areas within Fire Research can be found. The picture shows a scale test of a train wagon in 1/3 scale carried out in SP's large extinguishing hall. Scaling theory is a very powerful tool to carry out experiments that would be too costly to perform in full-scale.
Fire in buildings
The research area fire safety in buildings is driven a lot by the EU harmonisation and fire engineering.
Fire and transportation
The consequence of a fire occurring in a transport system e.g. a ferry or a train can result in serious consequences.
Fires in tunnels
SP works with a number of important tunnel projects. We conduct research on extinguishing systems and we participate in several tests of extinguishing systems in full scale.
Industrial Fire Protection
The research area industrial fire protection.
Fire safe storage of biomass and waste
The increasing use of biofuels and waste involves new risks.
Shipping and offshore
RISE is an extensive resource for manufacturers and suppliers within the shipping and off-shore branches.
Risk, Safety and Security
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Phone 010-516 50 00, E-mail
The RISE institutes SP, Innventia and Swedish ICT have merged in order to become a stronger research and innovation partner for businesses and society.
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