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31. The new and improved NIST Dragon‰s LAIR (Lofting and Ignition Research) Facility: Coupling the Reduced Scale Continuous Feed Firebrand Generator to Bench Scale Wind Tunnel
Published: 10/12/2011
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Sayaka S. Suzuki
Abstract: The present investigation was undertaken to construct a new and improved Dragon‰s LAIR facility. This entailed removing the NIST Baby Dragon from the wind tunnel facility and inserting the new and improved NIST continuous feed Baby Dragon. The uni ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908445

32. Determining Structure Vulnerabilities to Firebrand Showers in Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires
Published: 10/10/2011
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Seul-Hyun Park, Sayaka S. Suzuki, John R Shields, Yoshihiko Hayashi
Abstract: Attempting to experimentally quantify the vulnerabilities of structures to ignition from firebrand showers has remained elusive. The coupling of a two unique facilities has begun to unravel this difficult problem. The NIST Firebrand Generator (NIST ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905654

33. EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF PERFORMANCE OF A LOAD-BEARING STEEL STUD GYPSUM BOARD WALL ASSEMBLY EXPOSED TO REAL FIRE
Published: 9/25/2011
Authors: Seul-Hyun Park, Samuel L Manzello, Matthew F Bundy, Tensei Mizukami
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Center for Better Living (CBL) have formed an international collaboration to assess the performance and failure mechanisms of gypsum wall assemblies under real fires/furnace conditions ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903058

34. Summary of Workshop on Research Needs for Full Scale Testing to Determine Vulnerabilities of Decking Assemblies to Ignition by Firebrand Showers
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1129
Published: 9/14/2011
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Sayaka S. Suzuki
Abstract: An international workshop was held within the Fire Research Division at NIST‰s Engineering Laboratory on June 27th, 2011. The workshop was entitled ,Urban and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires: A Workshop to Explore Future Japan/USA Research ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908987

35. Summary of Workshop for Urban and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI Fires: A Workshop to Explore Future Japan/USA Research Collaborations
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1128
Published: 8/26/2011
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Sayaka S. Suzuki, Keisuke Himoto
Abstract: An international workshop was held within the Fire Research Division at NIST‰s Engineering Laboratory on June 27th, 2011. The workshop was entitled ,Urban and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires: A Workshop to Explore Future Japan/USA Research Col ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909100

36. CHARACTERISTICS OF HEAT FLUX AND FIREBRAND GENERATION DATA OBTAINED FROM A FULL SCALE STRUCTURE BURN
Published: 5/16/2011
Authors: Sayaka S. Suzuki, Samuel L Manzello
Abstract: A full scale, proof-of-concept experiment was conducted to investigate firebrand production from a burning structure. In this experiment, NIST researchers were invited to set up instrumentation during a structure burn down. As the structure burned, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908111

37. EXPOSING GLAZING ASSEMBLIES TO FIREBRAND SHOWERS
Published: 5/16/2011
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Sayaka S. Suzuki, Yoshihiko Hayashi
Abstract: An experimental campaign was undertaken to determine vulnerabilities of glazing assemblies to firebrand bombardment using the NIST Dragon installed in the Building Research Institute‰s Fire Research Wind Tunnel Facility (FRWTF). Results of these exp ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908072

38. CHARACTERIZING FIREBRAND EXPOSURE DURING WILDLAND-URBAN INTERFACE FIRES.
Published: 2/2/2011
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Ethan I.D. Foote, John Liu
Abstract: This study examines the size distribution and other characteristics of firebrand exposure during the 2007 Angora Fire, a severe Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fire in California. Of the 401 houses that received direct interface fire exposure 61% we ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907530

39. EXPOSING SIDING TREATMENTS AND WALLS FITTED WITH EAVES TO FIREBRAND SHOWERS
Published: 2/2/2011
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Sayaka S. Suzuki, Yoshihiko Hayashi
Abstract: An experimental campaign was undertaken to determine vulnerabilities of siding treatments and walls fitted with eaves to firebrand bombardment using the NIST Dragon installed in the Building Research Institute‰s Fire Research Wind Tunnel Facility (F ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907409

40. Development of Rapidly Deployable Instrumentation Packages for Real Time Data Acquisition in Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires
Published: 8/1/2010
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Seul-Hyun Park, Thomas George Cleary
Abstract: In an effort to quantify structure ignition mechanisms during WUI fires, rapidly deployable instrumentation packages are being developed. For a structure under a WUI fire attack, the packages are designed to: (1) provide temporally resolved images o ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902282



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