Simulation of Rice Stubble’s Arrangement Effect on Fire Intensity

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พงษ์ธร วิจิตรกูล

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This article presents a study of the layout of the rice stubble on the severity of the fire from burning rice stubble left after harvest, farmers in the study area. By simulating the progression of the fire on the four themes of the layout of the rice stubble. Data was collected and the terrain is steep elevation from the sea. Information is the fuel characteristics, fuel density. The height of the fuel the specific energy consumption of fuels Climate data are speed wind direction, rainfall, wind and humidity. After the simulated burning the 4 patterns in the layout of the fuel. (1) Making a line of fire barrier about 1.5 meter as a horizontal with a fire spread (2) Making a spot of fire barrier dispersing in a field (3) Making a line of fire barrier about 1.5 meter in the same direction of fire spread and (4) Making a line of fire barrier to divide a field into 3 parts in the same direction of a fire spread. FARSITE was used for 10% of area of fire barrier for 1 unit area to simulate fire intensity with the same variables e.g. topography weather and fuel. It was found that the pattern 1 was the best way to reduce fire intensity and the pattern 4 presented the highest fire intensity.

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วิจิตรกูลพ. (2018). Simulation of Rice Stubble’s Arrangement Effect on Fire Intensity. Journal of Industrial Technology Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University, 8(2), 155-168. Retrieved from https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jitubru/article/view/163492
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