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71. Calculating the Impact of Large Fires on the Environment.
Published: 7/9/2003
Author: Kevin B McGrattan
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916844

72. Numerical Modeling of Pool Fires Using LES and Finite Volume Method for Radiation
Published: 6/16/2003
Authors: Simo A Hostikka, Kevin B McGrattan, Anthony P Hamins
Abstract: The thermal environment in small and moderate-scale pool flames is studied by Large Eddy Simulation and the Finite Volume Method for radiative transport. The spectral dependence of the local absorption coefficient is represented using a simple wide b ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909855

73. Reduced-Scale Experiments on the Water Suppression of a Rack-Storage Commodity Fire for Calibration of a CFD Fire Model
Published: 6/16/2003
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Kevin B McGrattan
Abstract: The objective of this work was to provide measurements from reduced-scale experiments for use in the NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator, a computational fluid dynamics model that calculates fire growth, spread, sprinkler activation, and water suppression o ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909871

74. User's Guide for Smokeview Version 3.1 - A Tool for Visualizing Fire Dynamics Simulation Data
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6980
Published: 4/1/2003
Authors: Glenn P Forney, Kevin B McGrattan
Abstract: Smokeview is a software tool designed to visualize numerical predictions generated by the NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS), a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of fire-driven fluid flow. These two tools are typically used together to respec ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861223

75. ALOFT-PC: A Smoke Plume Trajectory Model for Personal Computers
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 995
Published: 3/1/2003
Authors: William D. Walton, Kevin B McGrattan, J V Mullin
Abstract: As the understanding of the capabilities and limitations of in situ burning of oil spills increases, in situ burning continues to gain acceptance as an oil spill mitigation tool. One widely imposed criteria for the use of in situ burning is limiting ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916628

76. In Situ Burning of Oil Spills: Mesoscale Experiments and Analysis (NIST SP 995)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 995
Published: 3/1/2003
Authors: William D. Walton, D. D. Evans, Kevin B McGrattan, Howard Richard Baum, W H. Twilley, Daniel Madrzykowski, Anthony D Putorti Jr, Ronald G. Rehm, H Koseki, E J Tennyson
Abstract: A series of six mesoscale and one large laboratory fire experiments were performed to measure the burning characteristics of Louisiana crude oil on water in a pan. These included one - 6 m square and five - 15 m square mesoscale burns and one - 1.2 m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910262

77. A Mixture Fraction Combustion Model for Fire Simulation Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Published: 2/3/2003
Authors: J E. Floyd, Howard Richard Baum, Kevin B McGrattan, Simo A Hostikka
Abstract: The simulation of fires using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is challenging because it is difficult to couple the combustion chemistry that occurs at very small length scales with the resolvable hydrodynamic field. While it is possible to create ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861157

78. CFD Fire Simulation Using Mixture Fraction Combustion and Finite Volume Radiative Heat Transfer.
Published: 2/1/2003
Authors: J E. Floyd, Kevin B McGrattan, Howard Richard Baum, S Hostikka
Abstract: A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of fire and smoke transport is described. Combustion is represented by means of a single conserved scalar known as the mixture fraction. Radiation transport is approximated in the gray gas limit. The algorit ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916878

79. Improvements to the NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator
Published: 1/1/2003
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, J E. Floyd, Glenn P Forney, Howard Richard Baum, Simo A Hostikka
Abstract: A new version of the NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) was released in the fall of 2001. Improvements have been made to the combustion and radiation routines, allowing for better simulation of flashover. The combustion is based on a single transport ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861089

80. Numerical Simulation of the Howard Street Tunnel Fire, Baltimore, Maryland, July 2001
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6902
Published: 1/1/2003
Authors: Kevin B McGrattan, Anthony P Hamins
Abstract: This report addresses the thermal environment of the Howard StreetTunnel in Baltimore, Maryland, following the derailment in July 2001of a freight train and the burning of spilled tripropylene andthe contents of surrounding rail cars.A numerical fire ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861183



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