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Design Fires for Structures Project
Last Updated Date: 12/17/2013

This project will address upcoming needs and take advantage of new resources associated with the completion of National Fire Research Laboratory … more

National Fire Research Laboratory Research Development and Operations Project
Last Updated Date: 12/17/2013

At present, there is no research facility in the world that allows scientists and engineers to conduct research on the response of real-scale … more

Safety of Building Occupants Projects
Last Updated Date: 12/16/2013

NIST will develop a model to predict evacuation decision-making during fires through a better understanding and quantification of the risk … more

Advanced Fire Detection Project
Last Updated Date: 12/16/2013

This project will develop the technology to significantly reduce residential fire deaths through demonstration of economical advanced detection … more

Advanced Gas-Phase Fire Retardants Project
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2013

There is high motivation in industry to replace the widely used brominated fire retardants (and their antimony synergist). In order to aid in the … more

Reduced Ignition and Flame Spread with Nano-Engineered Foam Project
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2013

This research will enable commercialization of a reduced flammability, inexpensive, and EHS [1] compliant polyurethane foam and a high smoldering … more

Last Updated Date: 09/25/2013

MOIST: A computer program for predicting heat and moisture transfer in building envelopes. MOIST is a user-friendly, computer program that … more

Milli X-ray Fluorescence X-ray Spectrum Imaging Technique Development
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Significant improvements were made in the area of technique development for Eagle III mXRF since its initial installation in 2007. The diverse … more

Seismic Response of Reinforced Concrete Walls Project
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2012

This project includes two critical problem-focused tasks in Performance Based Seismic Engineering (PBSE): (1) the evaluation of reinforced … more

Metrics and Tools for Construction Productivity Project
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2011

This project defines metrics, tools, and data for measuring physical infrastructure delivery performance and construction productivity at three … more

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