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11. Technical Study of the Sofa Super Store Fire-South Carolina, June 18, 2007 Volume II ***DRAFT FOR PUBLIC COMMENT*** (for final version, see NIST SP 1119, March 2011)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Published: 10/28/2010
Authors: Nelson P Bryner, Anthony D Putorti Jr, Stephen P. Fuss, Bryan W. Klein
Abstract: A fire occurred on the evening of June 18, 2007, in the Sofa Super Store in Charleston, SC. NIST analyzed the fire ground, consulted with other experts, and performed computer simulations of fire growth alternatives. Based on these analyses, the fo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907221

12. Proceedings of the 2009 Workshop on Innovative Fire Protection
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1662
Published: 2/17/2010
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Francine K. Amon, Jason D Averill, Nelson P Bryner, David T Butry, Rick D. Davis, Richard George Gann, Jeffrey W Gilman, Samuel L Manzello, Randall Joseph McDermott, William E. Mell, Nathan D Marsh
Abstract: The Innovative Fire Protection Workshop was held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on June 4 and 5, 2009. The 70 participants represented a broad range of stakeholder perspectives, including various non-profit, academic, i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905084

13. Meaningful Performance Evalution Conditions for Fire Service Thermal Imaging Cameras
Published: 11/1/2008
Authors: Francine K. Amon, Anthony P Hamins, Nelson P Bryner, Justin Rowe
Abstract: Thermal imaging cameras (TIC) are rapidly becoming integral equipment for the fire service for use in structure fires and other emergencies. The Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology has co ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909830

14. Evaluation of Thermal Imaging Cameras
Published: 10/1/2008
Authors: Francine K. Amon, Andrew J. Lock, Nelson P Bryner, Joseph Paul Rice, Howard W Yoon
Abstract: Four thermal infrared cameras that were provided by Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) to NIST were each evaluated by the NIST Optical Technology Division (OTD) for three metrics: Noise-equivalent Temperature Difference (NETD), Minimum Detectable ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900887

15. Combustion Products and Their Effects on Life Safety.
Published: 9/1/2008
Authors: Richard George Gann, Nelson P Bryner
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900093

16. Performance Metrics for Fire Fighting Thermal Imaging Cameras: Small- and Full-Scale Experiments (NIST TN 1499)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1499
Published: 7/1/2008
Authors: Francine K. Amon, Nelson P Bryner, Andrew J. Lock, Anthony P Hamins
Abstract: Thermal imaging cameras (TIC) are becoming an important tool for many firefighters and other first responders. However, due to the lack of performance standards for TIC, a wide variety of designs and capabilities are provided to end users with little ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909857

17. Chapter 2Combustion Products and Their Effects on Life Safety
Published: 6/30/2008
Authors: Richard George Gann, Nelson P Bryner
Abstract: All combustibles produce heat and smoke that, in sufficiently high concentration, may be hazardous to life safety. Incapacitation can result from exposure to the asphyxiant gases, irritant gases, and heat. Irritant gases and visible smoke can reduce ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861404

18. Measurement of Effective Temperature Range of Fire Service Thermal Imaging Cameras
Published: 4/1/2008
Authors: Francine K. Amon, Nelson P Bryner
Abstract: The use of thermal imaging cameras (TIC) by the fire service is increasing as firefighters become more aware of the value of these tools. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is currently developing a consensus standard for design and per ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861462

19. Suite of Proposed Imaging Performance Metrics and Test Methods for Fire Service Thermal Imaging Cameras
Published: 4/1/2008
Authors: Francine K. Amon, Nelson P Bryner
Abstract: The use of thermal imaging cameras (TIC) by the fire service is increasing as firefighters become more aware of the value of these tools. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is currently developing a consensus standard for design and per ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861463

20. NIST Fire Fighter Technology Program Overview (NIST SP 1051)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1051
Published: 12/1/2007
Author: Nelson P Bryner
Abstract: The Advanced Fire Service Technologies (AFST) Program objectives are to (*) Provide the science and performance metrics for development and implementation of new technology, (*) Enable an information-rich environment, firefighter training tools, and ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910956



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