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121. Heat Release Rate: The Single Most Important Variable in Fire Hazard
Published: 10/20/1990
Authors: Vyto Babrauskas, Richard D Peacock
Abstract: Heat release rate measurements are sometimes seen by manufacturers and product users as just another piece of data to gather. It is the purpose of this paper to explain why heat release rate is in fact, the single most important variable in characte ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913061

122. Protecting Fire Fighters Exposed in Room Fires. Part 2. Performance of Turnout Coat Materials Under Actual Fire Conditons
Published: 8/1/1990
Authors: Richard D Peacock, John F. Krasny, J A Rockett, D Huang
Abstract: Seven experimental fires varying in fire load were conducted in a simulated townhouse. Specimens of various current fire fighters turnout coat materials were exposed in the room of fire origin. The time at which conditions would become untenable for ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913093

123. Prototype Methodology for Fire Hazard Analysis
Published: 2/1/1990
Authors: Richard D Peacock, Richard W. Bukowski
Abstract: The first version of a method for predicting the hazards to occupants involved in a building fire is described. The method and available computer software, called HAZARD I, can predict the time varying environment within a building resulting from a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913095

124. Example Cases for the HAZARD I Fire Hazard Assessment Method. Volume 3. Final Report (NIST HB-146/III)
Series: Handbook (NIST HB)
Report Number: 146
Published: 6/1/1989
Authors: Richard W. Bukowski, Richard D Peacock, Walter William Jones, C. L. Forney
Abstract: This report describes the first version of a method for predicting the hazards to occupants involved in a building fire. To implement the method, a personal computer software package called HAZARD I is provided. The software consists of modules whic ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912918

125. Technical Reference Guide for FAST Version 18. Final Report (NIST TN 1216)
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1216
Published: 5/1/1989
Authors: Walter William Jones, Richard D Peacock
Abstract: FAST (fire and smoke transport) is a zone model capable of predicting the environment in a multi-compartment structure subjected to a fire. This reference guide provides a detailed description of the source terms used in the model, data input requir ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913106

126. Fire Hazard Comparison of Fire-Retarded and Non-Fire-Retarded Products (NBS SP 749)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 749
Published: 7/1/1988
Authors: Vyto Babrauskas, Richard H. Harris Jr., Richard George Gann, Barbara C. Levin, B T Lee, Richard D Peacock, M Paabo, W H. Twilley, M F Yoklavich, H M Clark
Abstract: A test program was conducted for the Fire Retardant Chemicals Association to quantify the effects of fire retardant chemicals on total fire hazard. Five different types of products, each made from a different type of plastic were used. The products ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912003

127. Experimental Data Set for the Accuracy Assessment of Room Fire Models (NBSIR 88-3752)
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 88-3752
Published: 4/1/1988
Authors: Richard D Peacock, S Davis, B T Lee
Abstract: The development of experimental data for use in computer fire model accuracy assessment is described. The tests were conducted in a heavily instrumented structure to provide data on temperatures and mass and heat flows in a simple multi-room configu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912920

128. Wood Heating Safety Research: An Update
Published: 11/1/1987
Author: Richard D Peacock
Abstract: The Center for Fire Research at the National Bureau of Standards has been involved in research related to wood heating safety for more than seven years. Areas of interest have included: typical operating conditions of modern heating appliances, inte ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913112

129. Thermal Performance of Masonry Chimneys and Fireplaces (NBSIR 87-3515)
Series: OTHER
Report Number: 87-3515
Published: 4/1/1987
Author: Richard D Peacock
Abstract: A series of tests was conducted in a masonry chimney and a masonry fireplace both constructed to current national standards in order to evaluate the effectiveness of recent changes to the building code requirements for residential masonry constructi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913107

130. Clearances and Methods of Protection for Wall and Ceiling Surfaces Exposed to Radiant Heating Appliances.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Published: 12/1/1984
Authors: J J Loftus, Richard D Peacock
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101667



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