Science-based requirements for the design and technical characteristics of the compressed air foam generating systems and their testing technique

Authors

  • Oleg D. Navrotskiy State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4137-2519
  • Andrey N. Kamlyuk State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9347-0778
  • Aleksandr V. Grachulin State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3832-8258
  • Aleksey O. Likhomanov State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9374-1486
  • Il'ya S. Skorupich State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0523-7261
  • Igor' S. Gusarov State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0665-8212
  • Nikita S. Polochanin State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6066-4683

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33408/2519-237X.2021.5-1.81

Keywords:

compressed air foam generating system, fire extinguishing, compressed air foam, technical characteristics, foaming agent

Abstract

Purpose. To formulate science-based requirements for the design and technical characteristics of the compressed air foam generating systems and develop their testing technique.

Methods. Theoretical analysis, technical inspection, field tests.

Findings. As a result of the research work carried out jointly with the Open Joint Stock Company «MINSK MOTOR PLANT» Holding Managing Company an experimental model of the compressed air foam generating system was developed and manufactured. Science-based requirements for the design and technical characteristics for this system have been formulated. It has been established that the experimental model of the compressed air foam generating system provides operation in the following basic modes: water supply for fire extinguishing; delivery of the wetting agent solution for fire extinguishing; compressed air foam supply for fire extinguishing; compressed air supply for operation of pneumatic rescue tools and equipment.

Application field of research. The formulated science-based requirements for the design and technical characteristics of the compressed air foam generating system and the developed testing technique will be used in technical specifications during production at the OJSC «MINSK MOTOR PLANT» Holding Managing Company as well as other enterprises.

Author Biographies

Oleg D. Navrotskiy, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Chair of Automatic System Security, Associate Professor; PhD in Technical Sciences

Andrey N. Kamlyuk, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Deputy Chief of the University on Scientific and Innovative Activity; PhD in Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor

Aleksandr V. Grachulin, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Academic secretary of the University; PhD in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor

Aleksey O. Likhomanov, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Chair of Automatic System Security, Lecturer

Il'ya S. Skorupich, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

graduate student

Igor' S. Gusarov, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

cadet

Nikita S. Polochanin, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

cadet

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2021-02-23

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Navrotskiy О. Д., Kamlyuk А. Н., Grachulin А. В., Likhomanov А. О., Skorupich И. С., Gusarov И. С. and Polochanin Н. С. (2021) “Science-based requirements for the design and technical characteristics of the compressed air foam generating systems and their testing technique”, Journal of Civil Protection, 5(1), pp. 81–92. doi: 10.33408/2519-237X.2021.5-1.81.

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