NIST logo

Publications Portal

You searched on:
Author: jason averill
Sorted by: date

Displaying records 11 to 20 of 61 records.
Resort by: Date / Title

11. Five Grand Challenges in Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics
Published: 6/6/2011
Author: Jason D Averill
Abstract: This paper identifies five grand challenges in the multidisciplinary field of pedestrian and evacuation dynamics (PED). In order to maximize the ef-fectiveness of limited resources, the PED community would benefit greatly from a prioritized, consens ...

Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1698
Published: 5/9/2011
Authors: Jason D Averill, Lori Moore-Merrell, Kathy Notarianni, Robert Santos, Doug Wissoker
Abstract: Effectively managing a fire department requires an understanding of and an ability to demonstrate how changes to resources will affect community outcomes. It is imperative that fire department leaders, as well as political decision makers, know how ...

13. After the Alarm Sounds: How We Got Here, Where We Are, and Where We Should Go
Published: 4/1/2011
Authors: Jason D Averill, Erica D Kuligowski, Richard D Peacock
Abstract: This article reviews the history of egress design and code requirements in the United States, describes the current state-of-the-art in egress design and modeling, and offers a strawman research agenda for future egress research.

Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1691
Published: 4/1/2011
Authors: Jason D Averill, Richard George Gann, William F Guthrie, Daniel Murphy
Abstract: As part of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) technical staff program to determine the effects of emissions from imported drywall on residential electrical, gas distribution, and fire safety components, the National Institute of Standards ...

15. Fire Effluent Component Yields from Room-scale Fire Tests
Published: 10/1/2010
Authors: Richard George Gann, Jason D Averill, Erik L Johnsson, Marc R Nyden, Richard D Peacock
Abstract: Estimation of the time available for escape (ASET) in the event of a fire is a principal component in fire hazard or risk assessment. Valid data on the yields of toxic smoke components from bench-scale apparatus is essential to accurate ASET calcula ...

16. Community Risk Assessment Modeling: Results of Residential Fireground Field Experiments
Published: 7/7/2010
Authors: Adam M. Barowy, Kathy Notarianni, Jason D Averill, Lori Moore-Merrell, Robert Santos
Abstract: This paper presents an overview of a large multi-year, multi-partner research study on Firefighter Safety and Deployment of Resources as well as specific results from more than 60 laboratory and residential fireground experiments designed to quantify ...

17. Report on Residential Fireground Field Experiments
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1661
Published: 4/27/2010
Authors: Jason D Averill, Lori Moore-Merrell, Adam M. Barowy, Robert Santos, Richard D Peacock, Kathy Notarianni, Doug Wissoker
Abstract: Over the past three decades, fire department response has expanded from fire prevention and fire suppression to include multiple other community services such as emergency medical services, hazardous materials response, and special rescue. Today, ...

18. Building Information Exchange for Fire Responders Workshop: Proceedings
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1643
Published: 3/26/2010
Authors: Jason D Averill, David G Holmberg, Alan B. Vinh, William D. Davis
Abstract: Presently, there is no integrated solution for delivering building data into the hands of emergency responders. Technically, there are many challenges to collect, format, process, integrate and transport building data out of the building. Beyond this ...

19. Proceedings of the 2009 Workshop on Innovative Fire Protection
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1662
Published: 2/17/2010
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Francine K. Amon, Jason D Averill, Nelson P Bryner, David T Butry, Rick D Davis, Richard George Gann, Jeffrey W Gilman, Samuel L Manzello, Randall Joseph McDermott, William E. Mell, Nathan D Marsh
Abstract: The Innovative Fire Protection Workshop was held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on June 4 and 5, 2009. The 70 participants represented a broad range of stakeholder perspectives, including various non-profit, academic, i ...

20. Rethinking Egress: A Vision for the Future
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1647
Published: 11/30/2009
Authors: Jason D Averill, Richard D Peacock
Abstract: New technologies and research are redefining the state-of-the-art in building evacuation. The time is right to rethink the entire infrastructure of egress from buildings in light new opportunities to address the economic and life-safety issues. App ...

Search NIST-wide:

(Search abstract and keywords)

Last Name:
First Name:

Special Publications:

Looking for a NIST Special Publication (NIST SP Series)? Place the series number and dash in the report number field (Example: 800-) and begin your search.

  • SP 250-XX: Calibration Services
  • SP 260-XX: Standard Reference Materials
  • SP 300-XX: Precision Measurement and Calibration
  • SP 400-XX: Semiconductor Measurement Technology
  • SP 480-XX: Law Enforcement Technology
  • SP 500-XX: Computer Systems Technology
  • SP 700-XX: Industrial Measurement Series
  • SP 800-XX: Computer Security Series
  • SP 823-XX: Integrated Services Digital Network Series