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The activation time (in seconds) of a standard response (RTI of 85 m^1/2s^1/2), Ordinary Temperature (65 deg C) heat detector within a room that has an initial temperature of 22 deg C and exposed to a ceiling plume at 78 deg C traveling at 2.3 m/s is most nearly?
a. 10 s
b. 36 s
c. 54 s
d. 82 s
Solution | Posted 10/24/18
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