Heat Transfer in Human Skin Exposed to Radiation from Forest Fire Taking into Account Moisture Evaporation

Nikolay Poptsov, Nikolay Baranovskiy

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Thermal radiation is one of the damaging factors of forest fire. As a result of exposure to radiant heat flow, thermal damage of the human skin is possible. A layer of skin is considered with effective thermophysical characteristics. Thin layer of sweat excretion situated on top of the skin. A mathematical model of heat transfer in the system of "skin-excretion" is developed taking into account evaporation of moisture. Typical simulation results are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Article number01069
JournalMATEC Web of Conferences
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2017


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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