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21. Report of the Technical Investigation of The Station Nightclub Fire (NIST NCSTAR 2) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 2
Published: 3/30/2005
Authors: William L. Grosshandler, Nelson P Bryner, Daniel Madrzykowski, K Kuntz
Abstract: A fire occurred on the night of Feb. 20, 2003, in The Station nightclub at 211 Cowesett Avenue, West Warwick, Rhode Island. A band that was on the platform that night, during its performance, used pyrotechnics that ignited polyurethane foam insulatio ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908938

22. Fire Spread Through a Room With Polyurethane Foam Covered Walls
Published: 12/1/2004
Authors: Daniel Madrzykowski, Nelson P Bryner, William L. Grosshandler, D W. Stroup
Abstract: As part of its technical investigation of the fire that occurred in a Rhode Island, USA nightclub in February, 2003, NIST has conducted real-scale experiments to better understand the rate at which fire spreads over foam covered walls and the environ ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=100842

23. Active Fire Protection Systems Issues. (Investigation of Active Fire Protection Systems.)
Published: 10/19/2004
Author: William L. Grosshandler
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101240

24. Station Nightclub Fire Investigation Status Report.
Published: 10/19/2004
Author: William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee Meeting, Presentation: The Station Nightclub Fire Investigation Status Report, October 20, 2004
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101241

25. Fire Resistance Determination & Performance Prediction Research Needs Workshop: Proceedings
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6890
Published: 9/1/2002
Author: William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: The Building and Fire Research Laboratory initiated a program prior to the events of September 11, 2001, to put structural fire protection on a stronger scientific footing. The catastrophic collapses of the World Trade Center underscored the need to ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861188

26. Suppression of Fires Exposed to an External Radiant Flux
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6827
Published: 12/1/2001
Authors: Michelle K Donnelly, William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: When materials are burning in the presence of a continuous, external energy source, they are often more difficult to extinguish and may require an increase in suppression agent to extinguish the fire. This situation could exist for class C fires inv ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861107

27. Measurement Concerns and Opportunities for Commercial Fire Testing Laboratories
Published: 9/19/2001
Author: William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: Whether it is performance-based standards, ISO 17025 accreditation, or the harmonization of standards for international trade, commercial fire testing laboratories and their customers are challenged by the changing marketplace and regulatory climate. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861078

28. Workshop on Fire Testing Measurement Needs: Proceedings
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6774
Published: 6/19/2001
Author: William L. Grosshandler
Abstract: This report describes the proceedings of a workshop held on June 18 and 19, 2001, at NIST in Gaithersburg to identify where science and technology can better prepare fire testing laboratories and their customers to meet these challenges. Topics that ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861084

29. Transient Application, Recirculating Pool Fire, Agent Effectiveness Screen. Final Report.
Published: 6/1/2001
Authors: William L. Grosshandler, Anthony P Hamins, Jiann C Yang, Kevin B McGrattan, Cary Presser
Abstract: A three-year research effort has been conducted as part of the Next Generation Program (NGP) to develop a laboratory screening device suitable for predicting the behavior of halon alternatives in full-scale fire suppression experiments. Most of the w ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905027

30. Transient Application Recirculating Pool Fire, Agent Effectiveness Screen: Final Report
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 984-4
Published: 4/24/2001
Authors: William L. Grosshandler, Anthony P Hamins, Jiann C Yang, Kevin B McGrattan, Cary Presser
Abstract: A three-year research effort has been conducted as part of the Next Generation Program (NGP) to develop a laboratory screening device suitable for predicting the behavior of halon alternatives in full-scale fire suppression experiments. Most of the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909116



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