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Term of the week:

Modus operandi

Ventilation

Bracketing

Chimney effect

Incipient phase

All-Claims Database

Heavy Petroleum Distillate (HPD) (C9 - C23)

Boiling Point

Heat release rate (HRR)

Salvor

SIU

MOU (Memorandum of Understanding)

Spontaneous combustion (spontaneous ignition)

Examination Under Oath (EUO)

Forensic accounting

Deposition

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Property Insurance Loss Register (PILR)

Corpus delicti

BTU

Brisance

Vapor pressure

Laminar flow

Endothermic reaction

Exothermic reaction

Calorimeter

Soot

Smoldering

Flashpoint

ASTM

Entrainment

Daubert Challenge

High explosive vs. high order explosion

Low explosive vs. low order explosion

Flash fire

Discovery

Computational Fluid Dynamics Model

Snag

Topography

Air drop

Wildland urban interface

Controlled burn

Pugilistic attitude (posture)

Hyperthermia

Acrolein

Hypoxia

Proof of Loss

Binder

Telephone toll analysis

Lividity

Cupping

Geometry of fuel

Thermocouple

Alligator char

Ventilation-controlled fire

Lower flammable limit

Calcination

Crazing

Arson Immunity Act

Gas chromatography

Chain of custody

Exigent circumstance

Right of Entry

"Pulled" bulb

Trailer

Saddle burn

Heat shadowing

Line of demarcation

Self-heating

Ignition

Radiation

Convection

Conduction

Fire tetrahedron

Spalling

Spoliation

Pyrolysis

Sleeving

Overcurrent and Overload

Fuel load

Flashover

Flameover

drop down

detonation

deflagration

Backdraft

BLEVE

Clean burn

 
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