Efficiency Coefficient

Efficiency coefficient is the percentage (%) of aerosol forming composition actually discharged from a specific aerosol generator. It is determined by comparing the mass loss of a generator after discharge to its beginning mass.

Source: IMO MSC.1/Circ.1270, Revised Guidelines for the approval of fixed aerosol fire-extinguishing systems equivalent to fixed gas fire-extinguishing systems, as referred to in SOLAS 74, for machinery spaces, 4 June 2008, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance


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