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085 - E-mobility and energy storage hazards with Adam Barowy

Jan. 18, 2023

Three months ago I saw a video of some sort of an electric scooter going off in someone's residential building. That person had absolutely no chance of controlling that fire. I guess they have escaped, but it must have been …

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084 - Industry lead research with Steve Gwynne and Mike Spearpoint

Jan. 11, 2023

In my first episode, I mentioned that I'm doing this podcast to preserve some amazing conversations and share them with a larger audience, as sometimes it is a huge waste of interesting thoughts that remain just between the …

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081 - The origins of FDS with Kevin McGrattan

Dec. 21, 2022

Has it ever crossed your mind how would our discipline look like, if we did not have Fire Dynamics Simulator? Maybe you had an opportunity to discuss CFD with colleagues from other disciplines, to find their faces in shock a…

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075 - Spacecraft fire safety with David Urban

Nov. 9, 2022

Dear Terrestial Fire Engineers, let me take you on a journey that will make you experience fire engineering like nothing on our planet. Because in fact, it is the fire engineering of spacecraft for their operations in a zero…

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064 - Heat stress in fires - from inside and outside with Denise Smith and Gavin Horn

Aug. 24, 2022

This amount of heat flux for this amount of time, routine conditions, check, done. This is how I used to do my engineering and tenability assessment related to heat stress... up till today when prof Denisse Smith and prof Ga…

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059 - Residential fire safety with Dan Madrzykowski and Charlie Fleischmann

July 20, 2022

How much the fire scene at households has changed over the last 30 years? Why modern furniture burns worse than one made with wood, cotton and other natural materials? And what does that mean to firefighting? What challenges…

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058 - Animal pyrocognition - a path to undestand our beginnings with fire with Ivo Jacobs

July 13, 2022

Have you wondered how fire science started? But I mean the real real start... not 1666 one, nor the one when we've started to build furnaces... The start when the first evolutionary ancestor of homo sapiens figured out this …

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055 - The future is exciting with Arnold Dix (part 2)

June 22, 2022

I once said the future looks stupid... but after this discussion with Arnold Dix, I know - future is exciting. And for Fire Safety Engineers and others involved in fire protection - the future seems to be super exciting! In …

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054 - The sustainability talk, tunnels and fire safety with Arnold Dix (part 1)

June 15, 2022

A few episodes ago I called for better communication in fire safety. And in this episode, tunnel fire safety legend Prof. Arnold Dix is answering that, by teaching us the ways of the 'sustainability' talk - how to communicat…

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050 - Wind, fire and a surprise

May 11, 2022

Episode 50! Time to celebrate, and for this one we have a surprise. A mysterious host takes over the show to interview a wind and fire modelling celebrity... Ok, this should be enough to not reveal everything once the show n…

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028 - Easy entry into the world of AI in fire with MZ Naser

Nov. 24, 2021

Have you ever been fascinated by the capabilities of AI? Did you wonder how the heck can an algorithm beat humans in repetitive tasks? Or make multi-level correlations that we would never be able to figure out? I was as well…

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024 - Who's a Fire Safety Engineer with Jimmy Jönsson

Oct. 27, 2021

Who is a Fire Safety Engineer? And when do you become one? How do you know the person on the other side of the table at the project meeting has the necessary competencies to judge fire safety solutions of a building you desi…

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020 - Fire Safety Engineering as a socio-technical system with Brian Meacham

Sept. 29, 2021

Do you sometimes feel that fire safety engineering is not making a footprint as it should? With all our knowledge, models, technology...why do huge fires exist? Why fire is such a threat to billions of humans? In today's epi…

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015 - Global view on the fire safety from a starchitect perpective with Benjamin Ralph

Aug. 25, 2021

Have you ever wondered who truly has the most power over the fire safety of a building? In my opinion, the answer is very simple - the Architect. This is due to two reasons. First is that the architect can affect the buildin…

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014 - A joyrney through the scales of fire phenomena with Sara McAllister

Aug. 18, 2021

Have you ever wondered how is a fire of a match or candle different from a wildfire? Or maybe rather, why is it different? What is it, that makes the fires at different scales behave in such a different manner? What are the …