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Charles Fleischmann

Emeritus Professor


Civil and Natural Resources Engineering

17 October 2023

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Science (University of Maryland)

  • Master of Science (University of California)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of California)

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) (Professional Organisation): Member

  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) (Professional Organisation): Fellow

Research Interests

Research interests include compartment fire modelling, computer modelling and backdraft and flashover.

  • Compartment fire modelling
  • Fire dynamics
  • Fire engineering

Recent Publications

  • Fleischmann C. (2002) SFPE Engineering Guide to Piloted Ignition of Solid Materials Under Radiant Exposure. .
  • Fleischmann C., Buchanan A. and Abu A. (2016) Analytical Methods for Determining Fire Resistance of Concrete Members. In Hurley MJ; Gottuk DT; Hall JR; Harada K; Kuligowski ED; Puchovsky M; Torero JL; Watts JM; Wieczorek CJ (Ed.), SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering (5th ed.): 1949-1978. New York: Springer Science.
  • Fleischmann CM. (2009) Fire testing of upholstered furniture - current and future methods. In Rowe T (Ed.), Interior textiles: Design and developments: 229-257. Boca Raton: CRC Press.
  • Fleischmann C., Buchanan A. and Chang J. (2008) Analytical Methods for Determining Fire Resistance of Concrete Members. In DiNenno PJ (Ed.), SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering (4th ed.): 4/327-4/345. Quincy: National Fire Protection Association.
  • Fleischmann CM. (2006) Flammability tests for upholstered furniture and mattresses. In Apte BB (Ed.), Flammability testing of materials used in construction, transport and mining: 164-186. Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing.
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