Fire Engineering Programme Research Publications

The following are published research. Many are available to download directly, or hard copies are available on request. Where available, publications are now linked to the UC Research Repository. The repository provides report details and the abstract in HTML with an option to download the PDF file.

2018

PhD Thesis

ME Thesis

MEngSt (Fire) Projects

 

2017

PhD Thesis

MEngSt (Fire) Projects

 

2016

ME Thesis

PhD Thesis

MEngSt (Fire) Projects

 

2015

PhD Thesis

ME Thesis

MEngSt (Fire) Projects

2014

ME Thesis

MEngSt (Fire) Projects

2013

PhD Thesis

ME Thesis

Projects

MEngSt (Fire) Projects

2012

ME Thesis

Projects

2011

ME Thesis

Research Reports

  • DLW Wong
    The Fallout of Single Glazing under Radiant Heat Exposure

2010

ME Thesis

Research Reports

2009

PhD Thesis

Research Reports

2008

ME Thesis

Research Reports

  • 2008/2 - C R Thomas
    Study of Full Scale Fire Test Results Versus BRANZFIRE Zone Model Output
  • 2008/3 - J W Dyer
    Effectiveness of Automatic Fire Sprinklers in High Ceiling Areas & the Impact of Sprinkler Skipping
  • 2008/5 - P Martini
    Development of Low-Cost Fire Blocking Inter-liners for New Zealand Furniture

2007

PhD Thesis

  • J J Chang
    Computer simulation of hollowcore concrete flooring systems exposed to fire

ME Thesis

Research Reports

  • 2007/1 - Johannes Dimyadi
    Generating FDS Fire Simulation Input using IFCBased Building Information Model
  • 2007/2 - Craig McGhie
    Apparent Level of Safety of Buildings Meeting the NZ Building Code Approved Document C/AS1 - Fire Safety
  • 2007/3 - Nick Brown
    Steelwork Partially Protected from Post-Flashover Fires in Gypsum Plastboard Lined Compartments
  • 2007/4 - Terence Chuo
    Fire Performance of Connections in Laminated Veneer Lumber

2006

ME Thesis

Research Reports

2005

ME Thesis

Research Reports

  • 2005/1 - B Chiam
    Numerical Simulation of a Metro Train Fire
  • 2005/2 - B Stratton
    Determining Flame Height and Flame Pulsation Frequency and Estimating Heat Release Rate from 3D Flame Reconstruction
  • 2005/3 - W Lane
    Ignition, Charring and Structural Performance of Laminated Veneer Lumber
  • 2005/4 - M Bong
    Structural Fire Performance of Steel Portal Frame Buildings

2004

Research Reports

  • 2004/1 - R Harrison
    Smoke Control in Atrium Buildings: A Study of the Thermal Spill Plume
  • 2004/2 - Y Li
    Assessment of Vehicle Fires in NZ Parking Buildings
  • 2004/3 - J Shelley
    Tenability Analysis of Television Fires in a Sprinkler Protected Compartment
  • 2004/4 - K Hoskin
    Fire Protection and Evacuation Procedures of Stadia Venues in New Zealand
  • 2004/5 - D Bernhart
    The Effect of Support Conditions on the Fire Resistance of a Reinforced Concrete Beam
  • 2004/6 - C Ngu
    Calcination of Gypsum Plasterboard under Fire Exposure
  • 2004/7 - S Harris
    Fire Resistance of Epoxy-Grouted Steel Rod Connections in Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL)
  • 2004/8 - A Bittern
    Analysis of FDS Predicted Sprinkler Activation Times with Experiments

2003

Research Reports

  • 2003/1 - Ee H Yii
    Modelling the Effects of Fuel Types and Ventilation on Post- Flashover Compartment Fire
  • 2003/2 - L Lim
    Membrane Action in Fire Exposed Concrete Floor Systems
  • 2003/3 - J Williams
    Life Safety Risk Assessment for Firecells with a Single Means of Escape
  • 2003/4 - B Hume
    Water Mist Suppression in Conjunction with Displacement Ventilation
  • 2003/5 - VCM Huynh
    Flame Spread Measurements Of New Zealand Timber Using An Adaptation Of The Cone Calorimeter Apparatus
  • 2003/6 - J Taylor
    Post-earthquake Fire in Tall Buildings and the New Zealand Building Code
  • 2003/7 - J Chang
    2-D Analysis Of The Performance Of Connections With Unprotected Steel Structural Members Exposed To Parametric Fire
  • 2003/8 - G Sharp
    Earthquake Damage to Passive Fire Protection Systems in Tall Buildings and its Impact on Fire Safety
  • 2003/9 - Sing-Yen Ko
    Comparison of Evacuation Times using Simulex and EvacuatioNZ Based on Trial Evacuations

2002

Research Reports

2001

Research Reports

2000

Research Reports

1999

Research Reports

1998

Research Reports

1997

Research Reports

1996

Research Reports

1995

Research Reports