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1 - The fire regulations and passive fire protection in railway rolling stock: EUROPE and US

  • The 6 Whats of the EN 45545 standard
    • Understand the concepts of interoperability,
    • Understand the links between EU directives, technical specifications of interoperability 5TSI) and fire standards
    • Integrate the new parameters (FIRST approach)
    • Make the link between the fire standard and the final application
  • EN 45545 : focus on complex materials, multilayer and composites
    • Integrate the assembly rules which are used in the confection of samples
    • Picture how to confection sample from complex materials or assemblies
  • EN 45545 : focus on grouping rules for electro-technical materials
    • Integrate the grouping rules to optimize the implementation
    • Picture how to streamline the testing costs
  • EN 45545 : Comparison with national railway standards
    • Compare the national standards : NF F 16 101 (FR), DIN 5510 (DE), UNI 11170 (IT), BS 6853 (GB),
    • PN K 02511/502 (PL),
    • Picture key differences et key convergences in term of heat fluxes, thermal attacks and fire sce
  • The 6 Whats of NFPA 130 American standard
    • Understand the safety approach according to NFPA 130 standard,
    • Make the link between application grids and fire standards
  • NFPA 130 : focus on fire tests in connection with the thermal attacks and fire standards
    • Introduce ASTM standards introduced by NFPA 130 ,
    • Picture the different values of thermal stresses
    • Understand the corresponding heat transfer modes.
    • Get a clear picture of correlations existing between NFPA 130 vs EN 45545 vs NF F 16101

2 - The fire and the fireproofing STRATEGY: the Fundamentals linked to Materials and FR additives

  • Introduction to basics of the fire safety
    • Understand the basics of fire safety,
    • Understand the link between fire standards &-regulation,
    • Integrate the concepts of active and passive safety
  • Fire resistance and fire reaction: what are the differences? Testing Methodologies, Materials- Standards- Regulations
    • Understand the relationship of these two approaches to secure assemblies,
    • Make easy connection between materials and these functions
  • Fundamental on the thermal stability of polymer matrix:
    • Understanding the basics of thermal stability of the polymers and materials,
    • Picture the fundamental differences between thermoplastics and thermosets,
    • Picture the mapping of materials regard to their thermal stability and end use functions
  • Level 1 : The fireproofing strategies of materials
    • Integrate the available solutions for the fireproofing (different kinds of FR vs mode of action)
  • Level 2 : The fireproofing strategies of materials
    • Integrate the current and various Fire retardant solutions in terms of chemistry, kinetics, reactivity and timing,
    • Understand the fireproofing mechanisms and the synergy effects.
    • Picture environmental issues linked to Reach and other EU drivers
  • Level 3: The concept of intumescence
    • Understand the chemistry of ternary intumescent systems
    • Integrate the parameters which control the kinetics of the reaction,
    • Understand the timing of the reactions that lead to a high quality char
    • Make the link between intumescent additives and polymer matrix
    • Picture the current application sectors
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