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21. Understanding the Hazards of Grouped Electrical Cables
Published: 8/8/2010
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Andrew J. Lock, Nathan D Marsh, Marc R. Nyden, Jason Dreisbach, David Stroup
Abstract: CHRISTIFIRE (Cable Heat Release, Ignition, and Spread in Tray Installations during FIRE) is a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Office of Research program to quantify the mass and energy released from burning electrical cables. This type of quantita ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904855

22. MODELING THE BURNING OF COMPLICATED OBJECTS USING LAGRANGIAN PARTICLES
Published: 7/4/2010
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Randall Joseph McDermott, William E. Mell, Glenn P Forney, Jason E Floyd, Simo A Hostikka
Abstract: A methodology is described for representing complicated objects within a computational fluid dynamics model. These objects are typically collections of similar items that are too small to define on the numerical grid that is used to solve the governi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905798

23. Fire Dynamics Simulator Version 6: Complex Geometry, Embedded Meshes, and Quality Assessment
Published: 6/17/2010
Authors: Randall Joseph McDermott, Glenn P Forney, Kevin B McGrattan, William E. Mell
Abstract: The Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) and Smokeview (SMV) are computational and visualization tools specifically designed for large-eddy simulations (LES) of low-speed, thermally driven flows \cite{fds-smv}. FDS Version 6 will offer improvements in the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905812

24. Understanding the Hazards of Grouped Electrical Cables
Published: 6/7/2010
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Andrew J. Lock, Marc R. Nyden, Jason Dreisbach, Nathan D Marsh, David Stroup
Abstract: CHRISTIFIRE (Cable Heat Release, Ignition, and Spread in Tray Installations during FIRE) is a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Office of Research program to quantify the mass and energy released from burning electrical cables. This type of quantita ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905797

25. CFAST - Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (Version 6), Software and Experimental Validation Guide
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1086
Published: 6/12/2009
Authors: Richard D Peacock, Kevin B McGrattan, Bryan W. Klein, Walter William Jones, Paul A Reneke
Abstract: This supplement to the CFAST Technical Reference Guide provides details of the software development process for CFAST and accompanying validation for the model. It is based in part on the Standard Guide for Evaluating the Predictive Capability of De ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861554

26. Extending the Mixture Fraction Concept to Address Under-Ventilated Fires
Published: 4/6/2009
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Jason E Floyd
Abstract: A common technique in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling of fire is to assume single step, infinitely fast combustion, in which case the transport equations of all gas species can be combined into one for a single conserved scalar called the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861542

27. Validation of A CFD Fire Model Using Two Step Combustion Chemistry Using the NIST Reduced-Scale Ventilation-Limited Compartment Data
Published: 9/26/2008
Authors: Jason E Floyd, Kevin B McGrattan
Abstract: Recent testing by the Building and Fire Research Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology collected a large dataset of species, temperature, velocities, and heat fluxes for a wide range of fuels burning at varying degrees of v ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861571

28. Possible Methods for Determination of the Performance of a Transportation Cask in a Beyond-Design-Basis Fire
Published: 9/1/2008
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Bryan W. Klein, Kevin B McGrattan
Abstract: This letter is a response to a request from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for additional data to determine the effect of beyond design basis, thermal exposure on the seal materials of a Nuclear Assurance Corporation Legal Weight Truck ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861565

29. Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7 (Volume 1). Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-9) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-9
Published: 8/1/2008
Authors: Therese P McAllister, Richard George Gann, Jason D Averill, John L Gross, William L Grosshandler, James R. Lawson, Kevin B McGrattan, William M Pitts, Kuldeep R Prasad, Fahim Sadek, Harold E. Nelson
Abstract: This is the primary technical report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 (WTC 7), conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. The investigation obj ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909256

30. Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7 (Volume 2). Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-9) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-9
Published: 8/1/2008
Authors: Therese P McAllister, Richard George Gann, Jason D Averill, John L Gross, William L Grosshandler, James R. Lawson, Kevin B McGrattan, William M Pitts, Kuldeep R Prasad, Fahim Sadek, Harold E. Nelson
Abstract: This is the primary technical report on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) investigation of the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 (WTC 7), conducted under the National Construction Safety Team Act. The investigation obj ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909257



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