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COMPBRN — A Computer Code for Modeling Compartment Fires (NUREG/CR-3239, UCLA-ENG-8257)

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Manuscript Completed: August 1982
Date Published: May 1983

Prepared by:
Nathan 0. Siu
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of California
Los Angeles, California 90024

Prepared for:
Division of Risk Analysis
Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001

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Abstract

The computer code COMPBRN-deterministically models the behavior of fire in a compartment. This manual presents information necessary to run COMPBRN, including, descriptions of required input and resulting output. Also included are a sample problem and a listing of the code (written in FORTRAN for an IBM 3033 computer). This manual is to be used in conjunction with NUREG/CR-2269, "Probabilistic Models for the Behavior of Compartment Fires," August 1981, which describes the fire models employed by COMPBRN.

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