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11. A Case Study of a Community Affected by the Witch and Guejito Fires (NIST TN 1635)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1635
Published: 4/30/2009
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, William E. Mell
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a Reduced Risk of Fire Spread in Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Communities research program. The program objective is to develop, by the end of FY2013 first generation tools for improved ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902864

12. On the Development and Characterization of a Firebrand Generator
Published: 5/1/2008
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, John R Shields, Thomas George Cleary, Alexander Maranghides, William E. Mell, Jiann C Yang, Yoshihiko Hayashi, Daisaku Nii, Tsuyoshi Kurita
Abstract: A unique experimental apparatus has been constructed in order to generate a controlled and repeatable size and mass distribution of glowing firebrands. The present study reports on a series of experiments conducted in order to characterize the perfor ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911535

13. On the Development and Characterization of a Firebrand Generator
Published: 5/1/2008
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, John R Shields, Thomas George Cleary, Alexander Maranghides, William E. Mell, Yoshihiko Hayashi, Daisaku Nii, Tsuyoshi Kurita
Abstract: An experimental apparatus has been constructed in order to generate a controlled and repeatable size and mass distribution of glowing firebrands. The present study reports on a series of experiments conducted in order to characterize the performance ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861423

14. 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

15. Experimental Investigation of Firebrands: Generation and Ignition of Fuel Beds
Published: 4/1/2008
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Thomas George Cleary, John R Shields, Alexander Maranghides, William E. Mell, Jiann C Yang
Abstract: A series of real scale fire experiments were performed to determine the size and mass distribution of firebrands generated from Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) trees. The results of the real scale fire experiments were used to determine firebrand ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911499

16. Analysis of Inter-laboratory Testing of Non-loadbearing Gypsum/Steel-Stud Wall Assemblies
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7471
Published: 12/1/2007
Authors: William L Grosshandler, Samuel L Manzello, Alexander Maranghides, T Mizukami
Abstract: This report summarizes the results of a test program conducted in 2006 and 2007 by the North American Fire Testing Laboratories (NAFTL) consortium. Gypsum/steel-stud wall assemblies, nominally rated at 1-h, were tested by six different organizations ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916652

17. Firebrand Generation From Burning Vegetation
Published: 2/20/2007
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Alexander Maranghides, William E. Mell
Abstract: A series of real scale fire experiments were performed to determine the size and mass distribution of firebrands generated from Douglas-Fir (pseudotsuga menziesii) trees. The experiments were performed in the Large Scale Fire Laboratory (LFL) at NIS ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861395

18. Free Space Optics Communication System Testing in Smoke and Fire Environments.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7317
Published: 12/1/2006
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, William E. Mell, William D. Walton, Erik L Johnsson, Nelson P Bryner
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101069

19. Firebrand Production From Burning Vegetation
Published: 11/30/2006
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Alexander Maranghides, William E. Mell, Thomas George Cleary, Jiann C Yang
Abstract: A series of real scale fire experiments were performed to determine the size and mass distribution of firebrands generated from Douglas-Fir (pseudotsuga menziesii) trees. The results of the real scale fire experiments were used to determine firebran ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861405

20. Free Space Optics Communication System Testing in Smoke and Fire Environments
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7317
Published: 4/1/2006
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, William E. Mell, William D. Walton, Erik L Johnsson, Nelson P Bryner
Abstract: Free-Space Optics (also known as FSO , or Optical Wireless ) can be used to transmit optical data, voice and video information. These laser-based systems require unobstructed line of sight to properly operate. FSO system performance, signal inten ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861391



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