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111. Numerical Simulation of Sprinkler Performance
Published: 2/24/1999
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Glenn P Forney
Abstract: Rapidly, changing building designs, uses, materials, contents, fire protection and the general intermix of industrial/commercial and residential occupancies has created a need to understand the potential hazards and losses from fires and performance ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912813

112. Transient Agent, Recirculating Pool Fire (TARPF) Suppression Screen (NISTIR 6242)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6242
Published: 10/1/1998
Authors: William L Grosshandler, Anthony P Hamins, Kevin B McGrattan, Cary Presser
Abstract: The amount of a gaseous agent required to extinguish fires in full-scale engine nacelle tests varies greatly with the geometry of the fixture and the manner in which the flame is stabilized. It has been observed that if the test is designed to allow ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909980

113. Using Bench Scale Fire Measurements in Large Scale Simulations (NISTIR 6242)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6242
Published: 10/1/1998
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Anthony P Hamins, L G. Blevins
Abstract: A program is underwat at NIST to develop a numerical field model, referred to as the Industrial Fire Simulator (IFS), to simulate large scale fire phenomena. Because the model is intended to simulate fire flows within buildings whose volumes are on t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909981

114. Sprinkler, Smoke and Heat Vent, Draft Curtain Interaction: Large Scale Experiments and Model Development. International Fire Sprinkler-Smoke and Heat Vent-Draft Curtain Fire Test Project (NISTIR 6196-1)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6196-1
Published: 9/1/1998
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Anthony P Hamins, D W. Stroup
Abstract: The International Sprinkler, Smoke and Heat Vent, Draft Curtain Fire Test Project organized by the National Fire Protection Research Coundation (NFPRF) has brought together a group of industrial sponsors to study the interaction of sprinklers with ro ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909895

115. Examination of the Applicability of Computed Tomography for the Measurement of Component Concentrations in Fire-Generated Plumes
Published: 5/1/1998
Authors: R T Baum, Kevin B McGrattan, Marc R. Nyden
Abstract: The purpose of this investigation is to examine the feasibility of using computed tomography to evaluate the predictive capabilities of fire models. In this pursuit, we have analyzed data from both laboratory- and computer-generated plumes in order ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913341

116. Sprinklers, Vent, and Draft Curtain Interaction: Modeling and Experiment
Published: 2/25/1998
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Anthony P Hamins, D. D. Evans
Abstract: The second and most recent application of the NIST Industrial Fire Simulation (IFS) System is to predict the performance of sprinklers, draft curtains and roof vents in storage facilities and retail spaces. The IFS System is a series of computational ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909896

117. Application of a Large Eddy Simulation Model to Study Room Airflow.
Published: 1/1/1998
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, Kevin B McGrattan
Abstract: A three-dimensional, large eddy simulation (LES) model developed for studying the transport of smoke and hot gases during afire in an enclosure is described. The model uses finite digerence techniques to solve the Navier-Stokes equations with an appr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916691

118. Smoke Plume Trajectory From In Situ Burning of Crude Oil in Alaska: Field Experiments and Modeling of Complex Terrain (NISTIR 5958)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 5958
Published: 1/1/1997
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Howard Richard Baum, William D. Walton, J. J. Trelles
Abstract: A combination of numerical modeling and large scale experimentation has yielded a tremendous amount of information about the structure, trajectory and composition of smoke plumes from large crude oil fires. The model, ALOFT (A Large Outdoor Fire plu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912699

119. Comparison of Fire Model Predictions With Experiments Conducted in a Hangar With a 15 Meter Ceiling.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 5927
Published: 12/1/1996
Authors: William D. Davis, Kathy A. Notarianni, Kevin B McGrattan
Abstract: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration together with the National Institute of Standards and Technology are in the fourth year of a five year project designed to help NASA set guidelines for fire protection in high bay facilities. A high b ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916958

120. Comparison of Fire Model Predictions With Experiments Conducted in a Hangar With a Ceiling Height of 14.9 m.
Published: 10/28/1996
Authors: William D. Davis, Kathy A. Notarianni, Kevin B McGrattan
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the predictive capabilities of fire models using the results of two fire experiments conducted in an aircraft hangar with a ceiling height of 14.9 m (49 ft.). The fire experiments were conducted at Barbers Poin ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916959



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