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71. Investigation of Conduction Effects on Sprinkler Activation
Published: 8/10/1997
Authors: E. C. Mack, Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: [ABSTRACT ONLY] As part of a collaborative research project between the National Fire Protection Research Foundation and the Building and Fire Research Laboratory at NIST, the thermal response characteristics of a variety of large orifice and extra l ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910272

72. SFPE Engineering Task Group on Computer Model Evaluations: Status Report - DETACT
Published: 8/10/1997
Author: Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: [ABSTRACT ONLY] In 1995, the Society of Fire Protection Engineers formed a task group to evaluate the scope, applications and limitations of computer models intended for use in the engienering evaluation and design of fire and life safety measures. T ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910296

73. Durable Agents for Exposure Protection in Wildland/Urban Interface Conflagrations (NISTIR 6030)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6030
Published: 6/1/1997
Authors: Daniel Madrzykowski, G Roadarmel, Laurean Ashley DeLauter
Abstract: The objective of this study was to investigate the capability of "durable agents" to protect building exterior materials from ignition. The "durable agents" used in this study included: a protein-based, compressed air foam, and two different water th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910030

74. January 17, 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu (Kobe) Earthquake: Performance of Structures, Lifelines, and Fire Protection Systems (NIST SP 901)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 901
Published: 7/1/1996
Authors: R M Chung, D B Ballantyne, E Comeau, T L Holzer, Daniel Madrzykowski, A J Schiff, William C Stone, J Wilcoski, R. D. Borcherdt, J D Cooper, Hai Sang Lew, Jack P. Moehle, L H Sheng, A W. Taylor, I Bucker, John R Hayes, E V Leyendecker, T O'Rourke, M P Singh, M Whitney
Abstract: The January 17, 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu earthquake of magnitude 7.2 in JMA scale (Mw = 6.9), which struck Kobe, Japan and its surrounding area was the most severe earthquake to affect that region this century. The earthquake resulted in more than 6,000 d ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910273

75. Office Work Station Heat Release Rate Study: Full Scale vs. Bench Scale
Published: 3/26/1996
Author: Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has conducted a study with office work stations to examine their heat release rates and to determine if the peak heat release rate for a work station can be predicted accurately from cone calo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910281

76. Modeling Smoke Flow in Corridors
Published: 9/10/1995
Authors: D W. Stroup, Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: The Public Buildings Service (PBS) within the General Services Administration (GSA) is the Federal government's real property manager responsible for the acquisition, design, construction, and operation and management of various types of space for Fe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910276

77. Evaluation of Sprinkler Activation Prediction Methods
Published: 3/15/1995
Author: Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: The objective of this study was to evaluate the ability of sprinkler activation models to predict activation time. Large scale compartment fire tests were used to obtain activation times for four different types of sprinklers. The tests were conducte ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910215

78. Fire Service and Fire Science: A Winning Combination
Published: 3/1/1994
Authors: R E Sanders, Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: To test their ability to fight high-rise fires, the Louisville Fire Department had to simulate one. And to do that, they needed the help of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910236

79. Effect of Recessed Sprinkler Installation on Sprinkler Activation Time and Prediction
Published: 1/1/1993
Author: Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: The objectives of this study were to analyze the effects of recessed sprinkler installation on sprinkler activation time and evaluate the ability of sprinkler activation models to predict activation time. Full scale compartment fire tests were used t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910177

80. Visibility of Exit Signs in Clear and Smoky Conditions
Published: 12/1/1992
Authors: Belinda Lowenhaupt Collins, M S Dahir, Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: In the present study, the visibility of several types of internally lit exit signs was assessed under both clear and smoky conditions. In the evaluation both photometric and psychophysical measures were taken.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910299



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