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11. Mixture Fraction Analysis of Combustion Products in the Upper Layer of Reduced-Scaled Compartment Fire
Published: 2/1/2009
Authors: Gwon Ko, Anthony P Hamins, Matthew F Bundy, Erik L Johnsson, Sung C Kim, David Lenhert
Abstract: A mixture fraction analysis is performed to investigate the characteristics of chemical species production in smoky compartment fires burning condensed-phase hydrocarbon fuels. A series of fire experiments were conducted in a 2/5 scale compartment ba ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861540

12. 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

13. On the Temperature Measurement Bias and Time Response of an Aspirated Thermocouple in Fire Environment
Published: 11/1/2008
Authors: Sung C. Kim, Anthony P Hamins
Abstract: To examine the uncertainty of thermocouple temperature measurements, the present study uses numerical simulations and analytical solutions to investigate the heat transfer processes associated with double shield aspirated thermocouple. This study is ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909856

14. Experimental Study of the Effects of Fuel Type, Fuel Distribribution, and Vent Size on Full-Scale Underventilated Compartment Fires in an ISO 9705 Room (NIST TN 1603)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1603
Published: 10/1/2008
Authors: Andrew J. Lock, Matthew F Bundy, Erik L Johnsson, Anthony P Hamins, Gwon Ko, Cheolhong Hwang, Stephen P. Fuss, Richard H. Harris Jr.
Abstract: This report describes new full-scale ISO9705 compartment fire experiments, which include local measurements of temperature and species composition. The objective of this study was to generate a database of comprehensive and accurate measurements whi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861620

15. Fire Induced Thermal and Structural Response of the World Trade Center Towers
Published: 9/26/2008
Authors: Kuldeep R Prasad, Anthony P Hamins, Therese P McAllister, John L Gross
Abstract: Over the past several years, there has been a resurgence of interest in studying the response of building structures to fires. Typically, the thermal loading for structural analysis of a building subject to fire is obtained from a standard time-tempe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861473

16. Possible Methods for Determination of the Performance of a Transportation Cask in a Beyond-Design-Basis Fire
Published: 9/1/2008
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Bryan W. Klein, Kevin B McGrattan
Abstract: This letter is a response to a request from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for additional data to determine the effect of beyond design basis, thermal exposure on the seal materials of a Nuclear Assurance Corporation Legal Weight Truck ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861565

17. 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

18. Application of Spatial Frequency Response as a Criteria for Evaluating Thermal Imaging Camera Performance
Published: 4/1/2008
Authors: Andrew J. Lock, Francine K. Amon, Anthony P Hamins
Abstract: Police, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel are some of the first responders that are utilizing thermal imaging cameras in a very practical way every day. However, few performance metrics have been developed to assist first responders in ev ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861456

19. Energy Balance in a Large Compartment Fire
Published: 4/1/2008
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Erik L Johnsson, Alexander Maranghides
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) are collaborating to assess and validate fire computer codes for nuclear power plant applications. This evaluation is being conducted through a seri ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101096

20. Practical Measurement and Analysis of the Nonuniformity of Thermal Imaging Cameras for First Responders
Published: 3/17/2008
Authors: Andrew J. Lock, Francine K. Amon, Anthony P Hamins
Abstract: Police, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel are some of the first responders that are utilizing thermal imaging cameras in a very practical way every day. However, few performance metrics have been developed to assist first responders in ev ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861455



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