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1. A Method to Assess the Suitability of a Climate for Natural Ventilation of Commercial Buildings
Published: 7/1/2002
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, William S Dols, James W Axley
Abstract: Natural ventilation has the potential to reduce first costs and operating costs for some commercial buildings while maintaining ventilation rates consistent with acceptable indoor air quality. While a recent surge of interest in Europe has advanced ...

2. A Software Tool for Analyzing Building Airflow and Airborne CBR Agent Concentrations
Published: 12/31/2007
Authors: William S Dols, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Contaminant concentrations that result within buildings in response to airborne chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) events are due to a complex interaction between the building construction, ventilation system performance and weather conditio ...

3. A Tool for Modeling Airflow & Contaminant Transport
Published: 3/1/2001
Author: William S Dols
Abstract: Multizone modeling refers to annalysis techniques that use a simplified, zonal representation of a building to study building airflows, pressure differences, and contaminant transport. Each zone is assumed to have uniform temperature, pressure, and ...

4. A stiff variable time step transport solver for CONTAM
Published: 5/10/2013
Authors: David M Lorenzetti, William S Dols, Andrew Keith Persily, Michael D Sohn
Abstract: CONTAM, a multizone model for predicting whole-building airflow and contaminant transport, has been updated to improve the speed and accuracy of its transport calculations. CVODE, a general-purpose code for solving ordinary differential equatio ...

5. Active Fire Protection Systems. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-4)
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-4
Published: 12/1/2005
Authors: D D Evans, Richard D Peacock, Erica D Kuligowski, William S Dols, William L Grosshandler

6. Active Fire Protection Systems. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-4) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-4
Published: 9/1/2005
Authors: D D Evans, Erica D Kuligowski, William S Dols, William L Grosshandler
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology investigation of active fire protection systems in World Trade Center (WTC) 1, 2, and 7 included the design, installation, capabilities, and performance on September 11,2001, of the automatic fire sp ...

7. Air Change Effectiveness Measurements in Two Modern Office Buildings
Published: 1/1/1994
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, William S Dols, Steven J Nabinger
Abstract: Local age of air and air change effectiveness were determined in two office buildings using tracer gas techniques to study the applicability of the associated measurement procedures in mechanically ventilated office buildings. Measurement issues exam ...

8. Airtightness Evaluation of Shelter-in-Place Spaces for Protection Against Airborne Chembio Releases
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7546
Published: 10/15/2009
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, Heather Davis, Steven J Emmerich, William S Dols
Abstract: Due to concerns about potential airborne chemical and biological releases in or near buildings, building owners and managers and other decision makers are faced with a number of options for increasing their building s level of protection against su ...

9. An Approach to the Design of Natural and Hybrid Ventilation Systems for Cooling Buildings
Published: 7/1/2002
Authors: James W Axley, Steven J Emmerich, William S Dols, George Walton
Abstract: This paper presents an approach to the design of natural and hybrid ventilation systems that accounts for specific climatic and operational conditions and is organized to serve the building designer at each distinct phase of design predesign analys ...

10. An Introduction to the CFD Capabilities in CONTAM 3.0
Published: 11/4/2010
Authors: Wang Liangzhu, William S Dols, Qingyan Chen

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