In this article, Brian Resnick quote Prof. Adrian Bejan in order to provide us with some good advices on building a successful pyre, and discusses the processes tooking place while sitting around the campfire.
In a study published in 2015 in one of the Nature Scientific Reports, Professor Adrian Bejan, effectively showed that the best fires share the same design pattern: they are roughly as tall as they are wide.
- Brian Resnick, Campfires, explained, Vox.com, July 20, 2016.
- Tom Spears, Not too small, not too tall: Engineer researches perfect campfire for grilling, Postmedia News, July 25, 2016
- Ken Kingery, The Shape of a Perfect Fire, Duke.edu, June 8, 2015.
- Adrian Bejan, Why humans build fires shaped the same way, Nature, Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 11270 (2015), doi:10.1038/srep11270.