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71. Water Additives for Increased Efficiency of Fire Protection and Suppression
Published: 5/28/1998
Author: Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: The Building and Fire Research Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, under the sponsorship of the United States Fire Administration, has examined methods for demonstrating the fire protection and suppression effectiveness ...

72. Office Building Fire Research Program: An Engineering Based Approach to Fire Safety Design
Published: 2/23/1998
Author: Daniel Madrzykowski
Abstract: The U.S. General Services Administration has sponsored the Building and Fire Research Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop and support their Engineering Fire Hazard Assessment System. The GSA Engineering Fire Ha ...

73. 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 ...

74. 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 ...

75. 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 ...

76. 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 ...

77. 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 ...

78. 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 ...

79. 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 ...

80. 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.

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